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    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • UK Pronunciation
    • UK IPA
    • [feel-der]
    • /ˈfil dər/
    • /ˈfiːl.dər/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [feel-der]
    • /ˈfil dər/

Definitions of fielder word

  • noun fielder an expanse of open or cleared ground, especially a piece of land suitable or used for pasture or tillage. 1
  • noun fielder Sports. a piece of ground devoted to sports or contests; playing field. (in betting) all the contestants or numbers that are grouped together as one: to bet on the field in a horse race. (in football) the players on the playing ground. the area in which field events are held. 1
  • noun fielder Baseball. the team in the field, as opposed to the one at bat. the outfield. 1
  • noun fielder a sphere of activity, interest, etc., especially within a particular business or profession: the field of teaching; the field of Shakespearean scholarship. 1
  • noun fielder the area or region drawn on or serviced by a business or profession; outlying areas where business activities or operations are carried on, as opposed to a home or branch office: our representatives in the field. 1
  • noun fielder a job location remote from regular workshop facilities, offices, or the like. 1

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Origin of fielder

First appearance:

before 1275
One of the 13% oldest English words
1275-1325 for an earlier sense; Middle English. See field, -er1

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Parts of speech for Fielder


fielder popularity

A common word. It’s meaning is known to most children of preschool age. About 91% of English native speakers know the meaning and use the word.
Most Europeans know this English word. The frequency of it’s usage is somewhere between "mom" and "screwdriver".

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Synonyms for fielder

noun fielder

  • playerGary, born 1935, South African golfer.
  • sportsperson — athlete
  • outfielder — one of the players, especially in baseball, stationed in the outfield.
  • infielder — any of the four defensive players stationed around the infield.
  • cricketer — A cricketer is a person who plays cricket.

Antonyms for fielder

noun fielder

  • batter — If someone is battered, they are regularly hit and badly hurt by a member of their family or by their partner.

Top questions with fielder

  • what happened to prince fielder?

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