HyperDic: footballer

English > 1 sense of the word footballer:
NOUNperson footballer, football playeran athlete who plays American football
English > footballer: 1 sense > noun 1, person
MeaningAn athlete who plays American football.
Synonymfootball player
Narrowerback(football) a person who plays in the backfield
ball carrier, runner(football) the player who is carrying (and trying to advance) the ball on an offensive play
blockerA football player whose responsibility is to block players attempting to stop an offensive play
cornerbackA defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers
football heroA football player who has achieved a reputation / reputation for success
kickerA player who kicks the football
linebacker, line backerA defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemen
linemanOne of the players on the line of scrimmage
receiver, pass receiver, pass catcherA football player who catches (or is supposed to catch) a forward pass
tacklerA football player who tackles the ball carrier
Broaderathlete, jockA person trained to compete in sports
player, participantA person who participates in or is skilled at some game / game
Nounsfootballany of various games / games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
footballthe inflated oblong ball used in playing American football

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