1. linebacker

noun. ['ˈlaɪnˌbækɝ'] a defensive football player who takes a position close behind the linemen.


  • footballer
  • football player


  • forward
  • veer
  • ahead

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Example sentences of the word linebacker

1. Noun, singular or mass
Linebackers have an important job and a linebacker coach has a big responsibility on his hands.

Quotes containing the word linebacker

1. Never die easy. Why run out of bounds and die easy? Make that linebacker pay. It carries into all facets of your life. It's okay to lose, to die, but don't die without trying, without giving it your best.
- Walter Payton

2. linebacker

noun. ['ˈlaɪnˌbækɝ'] (American football) the position of a defensive football player who plays close behind the line of scrimmage.


  • line backer
  • back
  • eleven


  • front
  • fore
  • anterior
  • negate