Definition of catcher noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈkætʃə(r)//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkætʃər//
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  1. 1(in baseball) the player who stands behind the batter and catches the ball if he or she does not hit it compare backstop (2) See related entries: Baseball
  2. 2(usually in compounds) a person or thing that catches something a rat catcher
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: catcher

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