English

Definition of quarterback noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

quarterback

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈkwɔːtəbæk//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrtərbæk//
 
American football
 
jump to other results
(in American football) the player who directs the team’s attacking play and passes the ball to other players at the start of each attack See related entries: American football
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: quarterback