yard·​er | \ ˈyär-dər How to pronounce yarder (audio) \

Definition of yarder

: one that is a specified number of yards in length used in combination kicked a 42-yarder

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Moore downed Koch’s second punt late in the first quarter, which was a 58 yarder, on the 3-yard line. Jeff Zrebiec, baltimoresun.com, "Ravens punter Sam Koch has one of his best days in what has been one of his best NFL seasons," 18 Dec. 2017 Wentz’s fourth touchdown pass, a two-yarder to receiver Alshon Jeffery late in the third quarter, put the Eagles ahead, 31-28. Gary Klein, latimes.com, "Rams knock out Carson Wentz but fail to hold on to the ball and the lead in loss to NFC-leading Eagles," 10 Dec. 2017 He's won two NFC special teams player of the week awards already this year, and has made 10 of 12 field goals, including four 55-plus-yarders, entering Sunday's game against the Pittsburgh Steelers. Dave Birkett, Detroit Free Press, "Details of Detroit Lions K Matt Prater's three-year contract extension," 28 Oct. 2017 The senior was perfect on three field goal attempts -- including two 50-plus yarders -- and connected on all six of his extra point opportunities. Laura Goldman, AL.com, "Watch as fans celebrate Alabama's shutout of Vanderbilt with 'Rammer Jammer'," 23 Sep. 2017 His score, which came with 7:42 to go in the game, was a six-yarder that secured the win for Beechwood. John Snodgrass, Cincinnati.com, "Prospect breakdown: Wolf, Vann have big nights," 2 Sep. 2017 His 32 yarder on decisive drive was a thing of power. Jon Wilner, The Mercury News, "College Hotline: Pac-12 bowl review (thrills, duds and everything in between)," 4 Jan. 2017 There was the five-yarder TD toss to Shawnathon Daffin, a 17-yarder to Brian Jenkins on fourth down and a 70-yard strike to D’Marcus Adams, and another fourth-down score to Jenkins six seconds before halftime. Dan Ryan, OrlandoSentinel.com, "New QB Jake Novello shines as Mainland scores spring win vs. Spruce Creek," 19 May 2017

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1889, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of yarder

: something that is a specified number of yards long

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