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

 

wicketkeeper

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈwɪkɪtkiːpə(r)//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈwɪkɪtkiːpər//
 
(also British English, informal keeper) Cricket
 
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(in cricket) a player who stands behind the wicket in order to stop or catch the ball See related entries: Cricket