ball-winner

noun ball-win·ner

Definition of ball-winner

plural ball-winners
British
:a player in a sport such as soccer who gains possession of the ball from an opposing player
  • Busquets has similar passing ability to Xavi, Iniesta and Fabregas and is a tenacious ball-winner.
  • —Reuters UK9 July 2010

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First Known Use of ball-winner

1972


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