What is another word for fielder?

Pronunciation: [fˈiːldə] (IPA)

A fielder is a player positioned on the field to catch, throw, or prevent the ball from advancing. There are several synonyms for the word fielder, such as outfielder, center fielder, right fielder, and left fielder. An outfielder is specifically positioned in the outfield, which is the area beyond the diamond where the ball can travel the farthest. Center fielder, right fielder, and left fielder refer to the specific positions in the outfield. Another synonym for fielder is a defender, which is a more general term that encompasses players who defend against the opposition's attack, including fielders in sports like soccer and rugby.

What are the hypernyms for Fielder?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.

What are the hyponyms for Fielder?

Hyponyms are more specific words categorized under a broader term, known as a hypernym.

Usage examples for Fielder

Mr. Right fielder Young started the sixth in a way that made the Hammond supporters hug themselves and each other ecstatically.
"The Crimson Sweater"
Ralph Henry Barbour
Out between right fielder and center fielder the ball fell to earth untouched and Chub was on first.
"The Crimson Sweater"
Ralph Henry Barbour
Hammond went to bat with Stone, her center fielder up.
"The Crimson Sweater"
Ralph Henry Barbour

Famous quotes with Fielder

  • The call that always seemed the toughest to me was the slide and tag play at second. You can see it coming, but you don't know which way the runner is going to slide, where the throw is going to be, and how the fielder is going to take the throw.
    Cal Hubbard
  • There has always been a saying in baseball that you can't make a hitter, but I think you can improve a hitter. More than you can improve a fielder. More mistakes are made hitting than in any other part of the game.
    Ted Williams

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