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

Examples of yarder in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Before making just 2 of 5 field goals and missing a game to injury last year, Nordin converted 39 of 48 field goals (81%) in his first three seasons, including a 57 yarder in 2019. Andrew Krammer, Star Tribune, "2021 NFL Draft preview: Will the Vikings take another kicker?," 22 Apr. 2021 Chase Allen nailed a 48 yarder to tie the game at 10 in the third quarter. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, "Bryce Young takes center stage in low-scoring Alabama A-Day," 17 Apr. 2021 Potts hit Howard with the five yarder, but 34 of the 49 yards was eaten up by a 34-yard run from Smith. Robert Avery, Chron, "Key fumbles cost Mavs as Deer Park cruises to 44-20 win," 24 Oct. 2020 The sophomore walkon made three field goals on Friday, including a career-best 50 yarder in the first quarter. Cameron Teague Robinson, The Courier-Journal, "Three takeaways as Louisville routs Syracuse in Friday night showdown," 21 Nov. 2020 On the 14 and eight-yarder, Potts and his tight end did that little toss. Robert Avery, Chron, "Key fumbles cost Mavs as Deer Park cruises to 44-20 win," 24 Oct. 2020 Stafford’s men only faced one third-down situation in the drive and that was a two-yarder that Aguirre collected just before the dramatic 38-yard pass-and-run by Nava. Robert Avery, Houston Chronicle, "Sam Rayburn snaps football skid at 29 after downing Milby 7-6," 4 Oct. 2020 The second Kipp-Harper touchdown link-up was the longest play of the night, an 84 yarder to put the Cardinals ahead 20-0. cleveland, "Ian Kipp’s six TD passes tie Mitch Trubisky’s school mark in No. 3 Mentor’s 41-7 romp over No. 22 Strongsville," 2 Oct. 2020 Miami only kicked one field goal — a 30 yarder from Jason Sanders — Thursday night, and that was to cap a fourth-quarter drive where Miami had dialed back the offense, and were just trying to close out the games final few minutes. Omar Kelly, sun-sentinel.com, "Kelly: Ryan Fitzpatrick’s the heartbeat of this Dolphins team, and exactly what Miami needs right now | Commentary," 25 Sep. 2020

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First Known Use of yarder

1889, in the meaning defined above

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28 Apr 2021

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“Yarder.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/yarder. Accessed 16 May. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of yarder

: something that is a specified number of yards long

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