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bats·man

 (băts′mən)
n. Sports
The player at bat in cricket and baseball.

batsman

(ˈbætsmən)
n, pl -men
1. (Cricket) cricket
a. a person who bats or whose turn it is to bat
b. a player who specializes in batting
2. (Professions) a person on the ground who uses bats to guide the pilot of an aircraft when taxiing
ˈbatsmanˌship n

bats•man

(ˈbæts mən)

n., pl. -men.
a batter, esp. in cricket.
[1750–60]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.batsman - (baseball) a ballplayer who is battingbatsman - (baseball) a ballplayer who is batting
baseball, baseball game - a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs; "he played baseball in high school"; "there was a baseball game on every empty lot"; "there was a desire for National League ball in the area"; "play ball!"
ballplayer, baseball player - an athlete who plays baseball
bunter - a batter who bunts
designated hitter - a ballplayer who is designated to bat in place of the pitcher
pinch hitter - (baseball) a substitute for the regular batter
switch-hitter - a baseball player who can bat either right or left handed
whiffer - a batter who strikes out by swinging at and missing the third strike
Translations
ضارب الكُره
pálkařpálkovač
slåer
kylfir
vurucu

batsman

[ˈbætsmən] N (batsmen (pl)) (Cricket) → bateador m

batsman

[ˈbætsmən] [batsmen] (pl) n (in cricket)batteur m

batsman

n pl <-men> (Sport) → Schlagmann m

batsman

[ˈbætsmən] n (-men (pl))
a. (Cricket) → battitore m
b. (Aer) → segnalatore m

bat1

(bӕt) noun
a shaped piece of wood etc for striking the ball in cricket, baseball, table-tennis etc.
verbpast tense, past participle batted
1. to use a bat. He bats with his left hand.
2. to strike (the ball) with a bat. He batted the ball.
ˈbatsman (ˈbӕts-) noun
a person who bats in cricket.
off one's own bat
completely by oneself (without help). He wrote the letter to the newspaper off his own bat.
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If you set a good rhythm and keep getting the ball in the right areas, you can make it hard to get the ball away and tie the batsman up.
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The best batsman can handle the pressure of the big stage and meet the expectations of the fans.
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