Definition of batboy in English:


Syllabification: bat·boy
Pronunciation: /ˈbatˌboi


  • A boy who is employed to look after and retrieve bats during a baseball game and as a general assistant at other times.
    More example sentences
    • A 16-year-old boy comes of age when he becomes a batboy for a fictional baseball team.
    • Gibson Jr. became interested in a career in professional baseball while serving as a batboy for one of his father's teams, the Pittsburgh Crawfords.
    • On June 2, 1973, I was the honorary batboy at a Pittsburgh Pirates game.

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