attackman

noun
at·​tack·​man | \ ə-ˈtak-ˌman How to pronounce attackman (audio) \

Definition of attackman

: a player (as in lacrosse) assigned to an offensive zone or position

Examples of attackman in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web But 43 days after suffering an MCL sprain in a 12-7 loss to Army on April 10, LeBlanc rotated with senior starter John Railey in marking Blue Devils senior attackman Joe Robertson. Edward Lee, baltimoresun.com, 27 May 2021 On the field, Smith’s work shows a complete attackman that brought confidence to the team, whether the ball was in his stick or not. Glenn Graham, baltimoresun.com, 30 July 2021 Jason finished with seven goals and fellow junior attackman Jason Wright added three. Pat Stoetzer, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 11 June 2021 Graduate student attackman Jackson Morrill (McDonogh) paced the Pioneers (12-5) with three goals and one assist, senior midfielder Jack Hannah chipped in three goals, and Simmons has three assists. Edward Lee, baltimoresun.com, 16 May 2021 Jason and fellow senior attackman Tyler Stratemeyer led the Lions with two goals apiece, with Jason and senior midfielder Nico Hodgkiss handing out two assists. Pat Stoetzer, baltimoresun.com/maryland/carroll, 10 May 2021 Attackman Aidan Byrnes led Army with four goals and fellow attackman Nickolas Edinger had three goals and one assist. Mike Preston, baltimoresun.com, 10 Apr. 2021 Senior attackman Ryan Frawley extended his scoring streak to 32 games with a hat trick, while junior midfielder Taylor Bohanan (St. Mary’s) chipped in two goals for UMBC (5-2, 4-2), which had its two-game winning steak ended. Baltimore Sun Staff, baltimoresun.com, 11 Apr. 2021 Senior attackman Tim Keefe scored with 1 second left for the Trojans (10-3). BostonGlobe.com, 12 June 2021

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First Known Use of attackman

1886, in the meaning defined above

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13 Sep 2021

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“Attackman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/attackman. Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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