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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?

  1. quarterback

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. Patrick Mahomes I:

    There's several guys that could be the face of the NFL, just how good the quarterback play is now, guys come in here year in and year out and play great football.

  2. Jimmy Garoppolo:

    What are you supposed to say at that point? It’s an ‘it is what it is’ kind of thing. It was both of our faults, but whenever you throw an interception it’s always on the quarterback.

  3. Oday Aboushi:

    CLICK HERE TO GET MORE SPORTS COVERAGE ON Oday Aboushi considers Oday Aboushi teammates, of all backgrounds, Oday Aboushi brothers. Oday Aboushi praised former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick for sparking a movement in 2016, when Oday Aboushi started taking a knee during the national anthem to protest systemic racism. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said last summer theleague was wrongfor not listening to players fighting for racial equality andencouraged themto protest peacefully. Were all fighting for the same thing.

  4. Mike Tomlin:

    But if we work all together and were good, we can be great as a team. CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP WHATS WORKING Outside linebackers T.J. Watt and Bud Dupree picked up right where they left off in 2019, as one of the best edge rush tandems in the NFL. Watt grabbed his fourth career interception in addition to a tackle for loss and two hits on New York quarterback Daniel Jones. Dupree, who is in a contract year after the Steelers placed the franchise tag on him, turned the game in Pittsburghs favor for good when he pressured New York quarterback Daniel Jones into a floater that ended up in the arms of Steelers defensive tackle Cam Heyward and ended a 19-play New York drive. Bud is a dangerous guy, as is T.J..

  5. General Manager John Elway:

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

Images & Illustrations of quarterback

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