line backer

line backer
noun
1. a defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemen
Syn: ↑linebacker
Hypernyms: ↑football player, ↑footballer
2. (American football) the position of a defensive football player who plays close behind the line of scrimmage
Syn: ↑linebacker
Hypernyms: ↑back
Member Holonyms: ↑football team, ↑eleven

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