[bats-muh n]

noun, plural bats·men.

a batter, especially in cricket.

Origin of batsman

First recorded in 1750–60; bat1 + 's1 + man1
Related formsbats·man·ship, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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noun plural -men

  1. a person who bats or whose turn it is to bat
  2. a player who specializes in batting
a person on the ground who uses bats to guide the pilot of an aircraft when taxiing
Derived Formsbatsmanship, noun
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