cocaptain

noun co·cap·tain \ ˈkō-ˌkap-tən \
variants: or co-captain

Definition of cocaptain

plural cocaptains or co-captains
: one of two or more people who are captains of a side or team in a sports contest or similar activity
  • the cocaptains of a high school football team
  • Mack had been the one, all their lives, who was good at things: captain of the football team, co-captainof the basketball team, star third baseman.
  • —Richard Bausch

cocaptain

or co-captain transitive verb, cocaptained or co-captained; cocaptaining or co-captaining
    • He co-captained the football team and was an all-Coast defensive end selection.
    • The New York Times

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First Known Use of cocaptain

1928


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