- a batter, especially in cricket.
Origin of batsman
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Examples from the Web for batsman
Team batting is the co-operation of batsman and base-runner.
The several ways in which a batsman may be put out are these: 1.
The ball, a first ball and very fast, puzzles the batsman, accustomed to slows.
Or, when a batsman interposed a pad where a bat ought to have been.
His fault as a batsman is, that he will be a slashing hitter.Evan Harrington, Complete
- a person who bats or whose turn it is to bat
- a player who specializes in batting
- a person on the ground who uses bats to guide the pilot of an aircraft when taxiing
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