Examples of receiver in a Sentence
She angrily slammed down the phone's receiver.
Recent Examples of receiver from the Web
Foles hit Agholor as his hot receiver after Killings blitzed from the slot.
Never put in the diva category that many of his fellow receivers tend to be, Jones could be acting out in his own fashion now that his average salary ($14.2M) now ranks him eighth at the position with his deal set to run another three years.
So at least one good thing for the Aggies came out of receiver Christian Kirk bypassing his senior season for the draft - he’s A&M’s best hope of keeping the streak alive.
There are only a few that will block and then a bunch of receivers, then who fits what scheme the best.
On Thursday, the team brought back the Broncos' record-setting receiver, signing him as a free agent to the 90-man roster.
Dawson, who played quarterback, receiver, running back and safety in high school, wore multiple layers to his signing day ceremony.
Second rounder Dante Pettis adds immediate juice to the special teams, but at 6-1 and 186 pounds may be too slight to hold up at receiver.
The Cowboys also again bypassed the need at receiver following the release Dez Bryant two weeks ago.
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RECEIVER Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of receiver for English Language Learners
: the part of a telephone that you pick up and hold near your face when you are making or receiving a phone call
: radio or television equipment that changes signals into sound and pictures
American football : a player who catches passes thrown by the quarterback
RECEIVER Defined for Kids
Definition of receiver for Students
- a radio receiver
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