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fielder

Syllabification: field·er
Pronunciation: /ˈfēldər
 
/

Definition of fielder in English:

noun

Baseball & Cricket
A player who occupies a defensive position in the field while the other side is batting (typically one other than the pitcher or catcher, or bowler).
Example sentences
  • Both are predominantly top order batsmen, but they are both off-spin bowlers and exceptional fielders as well.
  • Batsmen attack, fielders dive and slide, bowlers use reverse swing and mystery balls.
  • The bowlers and fielders were quick to remind the other batsmen of their incompetence to bat at this level.

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