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- Rhymes: -iːldə(r)
fielder (plural fielders)
- (cricket) A player of the fielding side, whose task is to gather the ball after the batsman has hit it, to catch the batsman out, or to prevent him from scoring.
- (baseball, softball) A defensive player in the field.
- A dog trained in pursuit of game in the field.