defender

5 ENTRIES FOUND:

de·fend·er

noun \di-ˈfen-dər\

Definition of DEFENDER

1
:  one that defends
2
:  a player in a sport (as football) assigned to a defensive position

Examples of DEFENDER

  1. <one of the traditional roles of an older brother is that of schoolyard defender>

First Known Use of DEFENDER

14th century

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: defender office
Previous Word in the Dictionary: defendant (adjective)
All Words Near: defender

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up defender? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More