Definition of 'catcher'
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But on release he and a snake catcher went back to find the python. The Sun (2016)The local dog catcher will personally deliver your dog to its backyard if it gets out during a thunderstorm. Christianity Today (2000)He waved a slip out into the leg side for further protection so that only one close catcher remained. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It is often said that you can't get elected dog catcher without proclaiming liberal beliefs. The Sun (2012)Each camp has a snake catcher in case one of Australia's numerous reptiles has to be removed. Times, Sunday Times (2008)
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Used Occasionally. catcher is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'catcher'
British English: catcher NOUN
In baseball, the catcher is the player who stands behind the batter.
Definition of catcher from the Collins English Dictionary
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