Adjective "batsman" definition and examples

(Batsman may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈbatsmən/

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Definitions and examples

noun

A player, especially in cricket, who is batting or whose chief skill is in batting.
  1. 'It was only at club and county level in England that he improved on his batting and became the batsman that he is today.'
  2. 'The Indians should target the first four batsmen and keep the pressure on the rest of the batting.'
  3. 'Inzy is a fine slip fielder and a substantial batsman, one of the world's best.'
  4. 'But the vote goes to Andy Flower, the best batsman of the lot and a fine wicketkeeper.'
  5. 'I have been working hard on my batting and I want to contribute not just as a bowler but also as a batsman.'
  6. 'If you bowl outside the line, most batsmen, once they've picked the line, are not going to play.'
  7. 'The lack of patience from their batsmen has often been the bane of Bangladesh's cricket team.'
  8. 'I had plenty of faith in my bowlers to get the batsmen out without sledging them.'
  9. 'We got a lot out of that game as far as batsmen getting time in the middle and the bowlers having a good work-out.'
  10. 'The batsmen are set for a less stressful few weeks, with Ponting encouraging them to put their feet up.'

More definitions

1. a batter, especially in cricket.

More examples(as adjective)

"outs can be batsman."