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LINEBACKER

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does linebacker mean? 

LINEBACKER (noun)
  The noun LINEBACKER has 2 senses:

1. a defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemen
2. the position of a defensive football player who plays close behind the line of scrimmage

  Familiarity information: LINEBACKER used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LINEBACKER (noun)


Sense 1linebacker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemen

Classified under:

Nouns denoting people

Synonyms:

line backer; linebacker

Hypernyms ("linebacker" is a kind of...):

football player; footballer (an athlete who plays American football)


Sense 2linebacker [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

The position of a defensive football player who plays close behind the line of scrimmage

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

line backer; linebacker

Hypernyms ("linebacker" is a kind of...):

back (the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage)

Holonyms ("linebacker" is a member of...):

eleven; football team (a team that plays football)


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