in attack

idiom
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of in attack

British
: playing on the part of the team that tries to score points or goals : (US) on offense
  • He will play in attack.

Word by Word Definitions

attack play
  1. : to set upon or work against forcefully

  2. : to assail with unfriendly or bitter words

  3. : to begin to affect or to act on injuriously

  1. : the act of attacking with physical force or unfriendly words : assault

  2. : a belligerent or antagonistic action

  3. : a fit of sickness

  1. : designed, planned, or used for carrying out a military attack


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