Definitions

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  • noun baseball A fielder
  • noun cricket A wicketkeeper

Etymologies

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glove +‎ man

Examples

  • A wobbly moment from the aged gloveman but no real harm done.

    Bursaspor v Manchester United - as it happened

  • I think TP is a slightly better gloveman, and perhaps a smidge of a better technician as a batter, but Haddin is an excellent attacking player so, given that he would take the middle-order slot and TP would open, BH gets the gloves.

    The Ashes 2010-11: England management focussed on securing the series | Mike Selvey

  • Steven Chalk takes issue with the use of the phrase "ageing gloveman": "You'll be telling us about the onion bag soon."

    Bursaspor v Manchester United - as it happened

  • The gloveman fielded the rock cleanly and gunned it over to Abner Powell at first bag for the out.

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

  • The gloveman fielded the rock cleanly and gunned it over to Abner Powell at first bag for the out.

    BLASTIN’ THE BLUES

  • An alert gloveman, Woody had broken for the ball the moment it left the strikers bat.

    Great Balls of Fire

  • Two for Haddin with a flick to fine-leg before the Aussie gloveman picks up another one with a clip through mid-wicket.

    BBC News - Home

  • Two for Haddin with a flick to fine-leg before the Aussie gloveman picks up another one with a clip through mid-wicket.

    BBC News - Home

  • Surrey gloveman Davies, 24, is believed to be the first active professional cricketer to out himself and he explained why to Britain's Daily Telegraph newspaper by saying: I just felt it was the right time for me.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • Two for Haddin with a flick to fine-leg before the Aussie gloveman picks up another one with a clip through mid-wicket.

    BBC News - Home

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