Examples of defender in a Sentence
one of the traditional roles of an older brother is that of schoolyard defender
Recent Examples of defender from the Web
Tetrick is also a Crimson Tide fan and a fierce defender of the South.
Golden State will try to keep him in check with Draymond Green, one of the league’s best and most versatile defenders.
The New Trier girls soccer team got an early, excellent goal from senior defender Sam Urban and then held on for a 1-0 win over St. Charles North in Tuesday's Class 3A Bartlett Supersectional at Streamwood.
PHNOM PENH, Cambodia — Amnesty International on Tuesday accused Cambodia’s government of using its grip on the judiciary system to intimidate human rights defenders and political activists.
The Penguins’ speed challenges even fast teams like Nashville, and Bonino sizzled down the right wing, a step ahead of his defender.
Santander waved it off, although replays (gulp) indicated Chivas defender Jair Pereira was late with his tackle and whacked Sosa in the leg after the ball was gone.
Macron’s new government is a strong defender of the Paris accord and is pressing Trump’s administration to keep commitments made by Barack Obama.
But the FARC members, including Reyes, see themselves as defenders of the rural poor.
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First Known Use of defender
DEFENDER Defined for Kids
Definition of defender for Students
1 : a person or thing that protects from danger or attack
2 : a player in a sport who tries to keep the other team from scoring
Legal Definition of defender
: a lawyer who represents defendants; especially : public defender
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