Synonyms of catcher


1. catcher, backstop, infielder

usage: (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher

2. catcher, position

usage: the position on a baseball team of the player who is stationed behind home plate and who catches the balls that the pitcher throws; "a catcher needs a lot of protective equipment"; "a catcher plays behind the plate"

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Definition and meaning of catcher (Dictionary)