Definition of free safety noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


free safety

BrE BrE//ˌfriː ˈseɪfti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌfriː ˈseɪfti//
American football
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(in American football) a defending player who can try to stop any attacking player rather than one particular attacking player See related entries: American football
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: free safety