Definition of Ballplayer

1. Noun. An athlete who plays baseball.




Definition of Ballplayer

1. Noun. An athlete, usually a basketball, baseball, or football player. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Ballplayer

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ballplayer

ballots
ballottable
ballow
ballows
ballpark
ballpark estimate
ballpark estimates
ballpark figure
ballpark figures
ballpark frank
ballparked
ballparking
ballparks
ballpen
ballplayer (current term)
ballplayers
ballpoint
ballpoint pen
ballpoint pens
ballpoints
ballproof
ballroom
ballroom dance
ballroom dancing
ballroom music
ballrooms

Literary usage of Ballplayer

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1. Baseball Goes to War by William B. Mead (1998)
"I said, "Don, he's a pretty good ballplayer, but we can't win with him." You see, when it came down to the clinches, Clift didn't field or hit. ..."

2. Cats in a Chowder by Fred J. Schneider (2006)
"In the meantime, there's work to do—got to grow a ballplayer. Hear that? Not a fuckin' priest—a ballplayer. And I don't want to talk about it again. ..."

3. The North American Review by Edward Everett, James Russell Lowell, Henry Cabot Lodge (1891)
"A fine rider, a clever ballplayer, a tireless walker, are all objects of social admiration and respect, until they turn these accomplishments into a means ..."

4. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"... a poster, and a ballplayer spokesperson (Arizona Department of Health Services 1986). Indiana created a television spot to discourage smokeless tobacco ..."

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