What does quarterback mean?

Definitions for quarterback
ˈkwɔr tərˌbækquar·ter·back

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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.

How to pronounce quarterback?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say quarterback in sign language?

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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

Examples of quarterback in a Sentence

  1. Dad Archie Manning:

    What he's done in the short time being an NFL quarterback, he's been awesome, it's the best word I can think of. He's been a great passer, he's been a great runner, he's been a great leader. You don't go 17-1 as a starting quarterback without being awesome, and that's what he's been this year without a doubt.

  2. Ann McKee:

    It shows that even playing quarterback -- and if you play a number of years -- that you're at risk for developing this disease.

  3. Joel Bitonio:

    He is a guy that gets after the quarterback, plays the run well. He is a great player. It is tough, anytime you lose a guy to injury, to suspension or to anything of that nature, it is something that you have to try and fill that spot. ... It is tough when you lose your best defender.

  4. Eli Manning:

    It’s important to play, that’s what I love to do, i love to play quarterback and I love to play quarterback for the New York Giants. So that’s what I will work on.

  5. Paul Millsap:

    Hes a sponge, he picks it up. He sees how people are playing him and guarding him and he makes the right play every time. Thats whats great about him he doesnt force anything. Everything is going to be the right play. Hes going to make the right reads. Hes like a quarterback out there.

Images & Illustrations of quarterback

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