What does quarterback mean?

Definitions for quarterbackˈkwɔr tərˌbæk

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word quarterback.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. quarterback, signal caller, field general(noun)

    (football) the person who plays quarterback

  2. quarterback, signal caller, field general(verb)

    (American football) the position of the football player in the backfield who directs the offensive play of his team

    "quarterback is the most important position on the team"

  3. quarterback(verb)

    play the quarterback

GCIDE

  1. quarterback(n.)

    The player on a football tream who chooses the offensive play and receives the ball from the center at the start of each down. Compare halfback and fullback.

Wiktionary

  1. quarterback(Noun)

    an offensive back whose primary job is to pass the ball in a play

  2. quarterback(Verb)

    to play the position of quarterback

  3. quarterback(Verb)

    (by extension) to lead the offense

Freebase

  1. Quarterback

    Quarterback is a position in American and Canadian football. Quarterbacks are members of the offensive team and line up directly behind the offensive line. Quarterbacks are the leaders of the offensive team, responsible for calling the play in the huddle.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of quarterback in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of quarterback in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Don Schula:

    Sure, luck means a lot in football. Not having a good quarterback is bad luck.

  2. Donald Trump:

    Your San Francisco quarterback, I'm sure nobody ever heard of Your San Francisco quarterback.

  3. Andrew Luck:

    It's not the quarterback-versus-quarterback thing, we're not on the field at the same time. I have a lot of respect for him, what he does, what he still does is amazing.

  4. Dan Marino:

    I've known Tom Brady a long time and Tom Brady's a class act, a great quarterback, and I don't think Tom Brady'd do anything really out of the ordinary, tom Brady has been an incredible quarterback for a long time.

  5. Dan Marino:

    I liked to rough them up a little bit because it's easier to grip, every quarterback gets the opportunity to pick the balls they want to use before the game, and( Colts quarterback) Andrew Luck did too. Then it's really about the officials making sure the balls are ready for game play.

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