noseguard

noun nose·guard \ ˈnōz-ˌgärd \

Definition of noseguard

:a defensive lineman in football who plays opposite the offensive center

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First Known Use of noseguard

1950


NOSEGUARD Defined for English Language Learners

noseguard

noun

Definition of noseguard for English Language Learners

  • American football : a defensive player who plays in a position that is directly opposite the offensive center


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