noun, plural bats·men.
- bats in one's belfry, have,
- bats-wing coral-tree,
Origin of batsman
Examples from the Web for batsman
Dave Ogden, with a calculating glance at the batsman, tied himself into rather a complicated knot and threw the horsehide.The Rival Pitchers|Lester Chadwick
And the batsman, who had started to make his two-bagger, went back to first.Andy at Yale|Roy Eliot Stokes
Out-fielders, like in-fielders, must change position to correspond with the direction the batsman is likely to hit.Base-Ball|John M. Ward
The several ways in which a batsman may be put out are these: 1.
The rules of baseball are changed frequently and almost every change has been made with a view to restricting the batsman.Outdoor Sports and Games|Claude H. Miller
noun plural -men
- a person who bats or whose turn it is to bat
- a player who specializes in batting