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batsman

[ bats-muhn ]
/ ˈbæts mən /
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noun, plural bats·men.

a batter, especially in cricket.

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Origin of batsman

First recorded in 1750–60; bat1 + 's1 + man

OTHER WORDS FROM batsman

bats·man·ship, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for batsman

batsman
/ (ˈbætsmən) /

noun plural -men

cricket
  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 forms of batsman

batsmanship, noun
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