fielder (plural fielders)

  1. (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.
  2. (baseball, softball) A defensive player in the field.
  3. A dog trained in pursuit of game in the field.
  4. One who fields anything.
    • 2006, Andrew Nugent, The Slow-release Miracle: A Spirituality for a Lifetime (page 4)
      And today, with our bewilderingly various profusion of gurus and therapists: never before have we had so many self-proffering fielders of the question. Although we are adept at asking questions, we are not always so good at hearing answers.

Proper noun
  1. Surname

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