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


strong safety

BrE BrE//ˌstrɒŋ ˈseɪfti//
; NAmE NAmE//ˌstrɔːŋ ˈseɪfti//
American football
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(in American football) a defending player who plays opposite the attacking team’s strongest side See related entries: American football
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