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


  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.


  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


  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.


  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. General Manager John Elway:

    I believe he will be back and I believe he will be our quarterback next year.

  2. Don Schula:

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

  3. Donald Trump:

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

  4. Chip Kelly:

    We just felt like Tim had really progressed but we didn't feel like he was good enough to be the (third quarterback) right now.

  5. Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning:

    I haven't made my mind up and I don't see Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning knowing that until after the season's over.

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