piv·​ot·​man ˈpi-vət-ˌman How to pronounce pivotman (audio)
: one who plays the pivot
specifically : a center on a basketball team

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1814, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pivotman was circa 1814

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Cite this Entry

“Pivotman.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pivotman. Accessed 8 Dec. 2023.

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