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outfielder

[out-feel-der] /ˈaʊtˌfil dər/
noun, Sports.
1.
one of the players, especially in baseball, stationed in the outfield.
Origin
1855-1860
1855-60, Americanism; outfield + -er1
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  • And for the outfielder, it can provide important clues to where the ball will go.
  • But the rookie outfielder was waved out before he reached the plate.
  • No outfielder may cross the outer circle until the ball is kicked.
  • Thankfully his doctors say the outfielder's prognosis for recovery is excellent.
  • The brain of an outfielder detects and calculates the parabolic path of the fly ball, enabling it to be caught.
  • The outfielder chased it down and threw it to the catcher, but it was too late.
  • Not gifted with blazing speed for an outfielder, he compensates by getting a good read and jump on the ball.
  • Looking to pick up with a softball team that needs a fast outfielder.

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