What one calls the person that is waiting for a relationship to break up so they can slip in and steal the other person. The role of catcher's position is difficult to sustain because he or she must listen to every boring relationship detail in hopes of being in-the-know when the time is right to strike.

Term first used in 1990 in Bolton Hill.
Dave is in the catcher's position waiting for Elizabeth and Dan to break up after their argument.
by TheGoodTwin February 18, 2012
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