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Batsman

noun
(pl. batsmen)
1.
(baseball) a ballplayer who is batting.  Synonyms: batter, hitter, slugger.






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"Batsman" Quotes from Famous Books



... as they are now by artistic groundsmen. I am thinking rather of the excessive practice at nets. An enthusiastic house captain is apt to believe that by assiduous practice the most unlikely and awkward recruit can be converted into a useful batsman, and the result is that he will drive all his house day after day to the nets, until they begin to loathe the sight ...
— Cambridge Essays on Education • Various

... lesson, when he had learned the ground-work of the art, and had begun to develop a style of his own, like some nervous batsman at cricket who does not show his true form till he has been at the wickets for several overs, the dog-loving Francis gave him a trial. This was a very different affair from his spars with Joe Bevan. Frank Hunt ...
— The White Feather • P. G. Wodehouse



Words linked to "Batsman" :   switch-hitter, bunter, baseball, whiffer, batter, ballplayer, designated hitter, baseball game, pinch hitter, baseball player



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