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ballplayer

Syllabification: ball·play·er

Definition of ballplayer in English:

noun

North American
A baseball player.
Example sentences
  • Clemente will always be remembered as a big-time ballplayer… and perhaps one of the best baseball players ever.
  • Puerto Rico, Mexico and Venezuela now had ballplayers playing for major-league teams.
  • It was not long before Hispanic ballplayers earned their well-deserved place in the cradle of American baseball.

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