Associations to the word «Batsman»


BATSMAN, noun. (cricket) A player of the batting side now on the field.
BATSMAN, noun. (cricket) The player now receiving strike; the striker.
BATSMAN, noun. (cricket) Any player selected for his or her team principally to bat, as opposed to a bowler.
BATSMAN, noun. (baseball) (now rare) A hitter.

Dictionary definition

BATSMAN, noun. (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting.

Wise words

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Alexander Pope