[feeldz-muh n]

noun, plural fields·men. British.

a fielder in cricket.

Origin of fieldsman

1760–70; field + 's1 + man1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for fieldsman

Historical Examples of fieldsman

  • Radley pulled it, as a great laugh went up, to the very spot from which the fieldsman had been removed.

    Tell England

    Ernest Raymond

  • Along the ground this time the ball had come at such a pace that the fieldsman made a very half-hearted attempt to stop it.

    The Missioner

    E. Phillips Oppenheim

  • When the first striker is out, the fieldsman will take his place, the striker will bowl, and the bowler will take the field.

    The Book of Sports:

    William Martin

British Dictionary definitions for fieldsman


noun plural -men

cricket another name for fielder
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