- catcher in the rye, the,
- catcher resonator,
- catcher's box,
Origin of catcher
Examples from the Web for catcher
As far as seeing the target, the catcher put tape on his fingers so I could see the signals.‘No No,’ a Documentary on MLB Pitcher Dock Ellis, Who Pitched a No-Hitter While Tripping on Acid|Marlow Stern|February 5, 2014|DAILY BEAST
"The creator of Holden Caulfield in The Catcher in the Rye would not be pleased," USA Today.What the Leaked J.D. Salinger Stories Reveal About the Author|Andrew Romano|November 30, 2013|DAILY BEAST
But then, in 1951, A Catcher in the Rye was published, and Salinger became a celebrity.
For me, reading Middlemarch or Sentimental Education is work, whereas Catcher in the Rye was pure pleasure.
Catcher in the Rye has always had special meaning for me because I read it when I was young—18 or so.
You spit in your catcher's mit, like Kelly, the ten-thousand-dollar baseball beauty.Hints to Pilgrims|Charles Stephen Brooks
"Well, he'll have a catcher that can hold him this year," declared the city lad.Rival Pitchers of Oakdale|Morgan Scott
The catcher snapped the ball to second, completing the double.Frank Armstrong at College|Matthew M. Colton
The most serious loss was in the battery, both the pitcher and catcher of the year previous having left the college.The Rover Boys in Business|Arthur M. Winfield
The catcher should be not less than ten feet in front of the first couple.Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium|Jessie H. Bancroft
"one who catches," in any sense, mid-14c., agent noun from catch (v.).