tweener

play
noun tween·er \ˈtwē-nər\

Definition of tweener

  1. :  a player who has some but not all of the necessary characteristics for each of two or more positions (as in football or basketball)

Recent Examples of tweener from the Web

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'tweener'. Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

Origin and Etymology of tweener

between + 2-er

Learn More about tweener


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up tweener? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!