What does cornerback mean?

Definitions for cornerback
ˈkɔr nərˌbækcor·ner·back

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cornerback(noun)

    a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers

Wiktionary

  1. cornerback(Noun)

    The defensive players who are in position on each side farthest laterally from the ball and whose principal responsibility is to defend against passes

    The cornerback tipped the ball away from the receiver.

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  1. Cornerback

    A cornerback is a member of the defensive backfield or secondary in American and Canadian football. Cornerbacks cover receivers, to defend against pass offenses and make tackles. Other members of the defensive backfield include the safeties and occasionally linebackers. The cornerback position requires speed and agility. A cornerback's skillset typically requires proficiency in anticipating the quarterback, back-pedalling, executing single and zone coverage, disrupting pass routes, block shedding, and tackling.

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How to say cornerback in sign language?

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cornerback in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cornerback in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

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