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

     

    quarterback

     verb
    verb
    BrE BrE//ˈkwɔːtəbæk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrtərbæk//
     
    Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they quarterback
    BrE BrE//ˈkwɔːtəbæk//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrtərbæk//
     
    he / she / it quarterbacks
    BrE BrE//ˈkwɔːtəbæks//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrtərbæks//
     
    past simple quarterbacked
    BrE BrE//ˈkwɔːtəbækt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrtərbækt//
     
    past participle quarterbacked
    BrE BrE//ˈkwɔːtəbækt//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrtərbækt//
     
    -ing form quarterbacking
    BrE BrE//ˈkwɔːtəbækɪŋ//
     
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈkwɔːrtərbækɪŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1[intransitive] (in American football) to play as a quarterback
  2. 2[transitive] quarterback something to direct or organize something
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: quarterback