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
The central defender debuted at an elite level as a freshman.
A 5-foot-10, 195-pound running back, Harrell has the elusiveness to make defenders miss, the power to plow over would-be tacklers and the speed to reach the end zone for Marist (8-2), ranked No. 1 in the preseason by the Daily Southtown.
So, our nation's leader and Nazi defender decided to look directly at it.
The defender became the first homegrown player — and fifth in franchise history — to record three assists in a game, which included a highlight-reel feed that set up Juninho's game-winning goal.
Typically, large strong towers flanked both sides of the gates, and the towers were always manned with defenders.
Local governments that currently pay millions for interpreting services in their courtrooms and public agencies would see funding freed up for hiring more public defenders or creating more parks.
His interception late in the first half was a case of the defender making a nice play on the ball.
John O. Brennan, Mr. Obama’s last C.I.A. director, remained a vigorous defender of the program despite divisions inside the spy agency about the effort’s effectiveness.
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First Known Use of defender
DEFENDER Defined for Kids
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