Definition of moundsman in English:

moundsman

noun

Baseball
  • A pitcher.

    • ‘Pitchers' body language can tip off batters: some moundsmen's movements allow hitters to determine what type of offering is being thrown.’
    • ‘Bonds homered against 57 different moundsmen in 2001 for his record total of 73.’
    • ‘It takes a pretty good moundsman to shut down the likes of McGwire and Edmonds, but to do so at probably the most hitter friendly ballpark in baseball history, is quite an accomplishment.’
    • ‘He will go down as one of the best left-handers in history and remains one of the best moundsmen on active duty.’
    • ‘‘I've thanked him privately a thousand times and I'll thank him again publicly for all he did for us,’ stated fellow moundsman Bubba Church in his soft, Southern tones.’

Pronunciation:

moundsman

/ˈmoun(d)zmən/