Definition of umpire

Definition of umpire
  1. umpire Noun The official who presides over a tennis game sat on a high chair.
  2. umpire Noun One of the two white-coated officials who preside over a cricket match.
  3. umpire Noun One of usually 4 officials who preside over a baseball game.
  4. umpire Noun The official who stands behind the line on the defensive side.
  5. umpire Noun A match official on the ground deciding and enforcing the rules during play. As of 2007 the Australian Football League uses 3, or in the past 2 or just 1. The other officials, the goal umpires and boundary umpires, are normally not called just umpires alone.
  6. umpire Noun A person who arbitrates between contending parties
  7. umpire Verb To act as an umpire in a game.
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