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ˈkwɔr tərˌbækquar·ter·back

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. quarterback, signal caller, field generalnoun

    (football) the person who plays quarterback

  2. quarterback, signal caller, field generalverb

    (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. quarterbackverb

    play the quarterback

GCIDE

  1. quarterbacknoun

    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. quarterbacknoun

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

  2. quarterbackverb

    to play the position of quarterback

  3. quarterbackverb

    (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.

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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. Bob Seger:

    I was a runner, a failed quarterback, third-string quarterback, but in track I was a 2-miler.

  2. Dak Prescott:

    You watch the stuff Aaron Rodgers's done in the past, the stuff Aaron Rodgers's doing today, Aaron Rodgers's definitely somebody any quarterback can learn from.

  3. Jerry Angelo:

    When you're in a hole, you got to start digging out and get it right, it's critical. Not only picking a player of value, but we all know the value of the quarterback position. If you don't get it right, then you're going to stay in the abyss.

  4. Notre Dame:

    Im sick about it, i made a terrible miscalculation in that I felt like our quarterback was prepared, but he wasnt. That falls on me. Well make sure that never happens again.

  5. Myles Garrett:

    I lost my cool and what I did was selfish and unacceptable, i know that Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph are all responsible for Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Mason Rudolph actions and I can only prove my true character through my actions moving forward.

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