at·​tack·​man ə-ˈtak-ˌman How to pronounce attackman (audio)
: a player (as in lacrosse) assigned to an offensive zone or position

Examples of attackman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Considering one of his early lacrosse role models was Pat Fraser, a left-handed attackman at Johns Hopkins, Garrett Degnon, another lefty, is widely considered to have one of the hardest shots among the Blue Jays. Edward Lee, Baltimore Sun, 17 May 2024 Playing goalie for the first time in his career, sophomore Axel Pierce, a former attackman, has been tough between the pipes. Don Norcross, San Diego Union-Tribune, 16 May 2024 Maryland was led in scoring by attackman Daniel Maltz, who had two goals, while midfielder Eric Spanos had two assists. Mike Preston, Baltimore Sun, 10 Feb. 2024 The Terps dominated a Loyola team that scored only one goal in the second half, which came from attackman Davis Lindsey with 1:53 remaining. Mike Preston, Baltimore Sun, 10 Feb. 2024 Maryland went ahead 3-0 on a goal from attackman Owen Murphy and an assist from midfielder-attackman Jack Brennan near the midway point of the first quarter. Mike Preston, Baltimore Sun, 10 Feb. 2024 But Cannons attackman Marcus Holman, a Baltimore native who graduated from Gilman and North Carolina, said Baltimore’s passion for sports is on par with its larger peers. Edward Lee, Baltimore Sun, 4 Aug. 2023 Brady Covey, Westminster, senior, attackman Covey scored 51 goals, highlighted by eight against Liberty. Timothy Dashiell, Baltimore Sun, 26 June 2023 With extra possessions, Eagles senior attackmen Will Emsing (3 goals, 4 assists), Pat Maroney (2 goals, 1 assist), and Cooper Chapman (2 goals) were lethal. Nate Weitzer,, 14 June 2023

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Word History

First Known Use

1886, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of attackman was in 1886

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“Attackman.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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