noun, plural bats·men.
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OTHER WORDS FROM batsmanbats·man·ship, noun
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Example sentences from the Web for batsman
Let us now picture to ourselves the batsman in circumstances contrary to what we have supposed above.
Rain came at a critical moment also, and gave Woolley and Rhodes a wicket which was impossible for a batsman.The Wanderings of a Spiritualist|Arthur Conan Doyle
Twice in succession he tempted the batsman with balls that were wide of the plate, but the batter was wary and refused them.Baseball Joe Around the World|Lester Chadwick
Once he patted the ball a little way down the pitch, and shouted to the batsman at the other end, with hand extended: "Stay!"The Loom of Youth|Alec Waugh
A good batsman can place the ball in any part of the field he chooses by meeting the ball at different angles.
British Dictionary definitions for batsman
noun plural -men
- a person who bats or whose turn it is to bat
- a player who specializes in batting