Associations to the word «Catcher»

Pictures for the word «Catcher»

Wiktionary

CATCHER, noun. Someone or something that catches.
CATCHER, noun. (baseball) The player that squats behind home plate and receives the pitches from the pitcher
CATCHER, noun. (chiefly US) (colloquial) The bottom partner in a homosexual relationship or sexual encounter between two men.
CATCHER INTERFERENCE, noun. (baseball) An instance of a hitter being awarded first bases, due to the catcher touching the batter's bat during his or her time at bat.

Dictionary definition

CATCHER, noun. (baseball) the person who plays the position of catcher.
CATCHER, noun. 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".

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats