- football ► NOUN 1) any of a number of forms of team game involving kicking a ball, in particular (in the UK) soccer or (in the US) American football. 2) a large inflated ball used in such a game.DERIVATIVES footballer noun.
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footballer — n. an athlete who plays football. Syn: football player. [WordNet 1.5] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
footballer — UK [ˈfʊtˌbɔːlə(r)] / US [ˈfʊtˌbɔlər] noun [countable] Word forms footballer : singular footballer plural footballers British someone who plays football, especially as their job … English dictionary
Footballer — A footballer is a person who plays in various games known as football ndash; especially association football, although the term is also used to refer to participants in Australian rules football, Gaelic football and Rugby football in some regions … Wikipedia
footballer — noun (BrE) ADJECTIVE ▪ brilliant, good, skilful, talented, top, top class ▪ famous ▪ keen … Collocations dictionary
footballer — [[t]f ʊtbɔːlə(r)[/t]] footballers N COUNT A footballer is a person who plays football, especially as a profession. [BRIT] (in AM, use soccer player) … English dictionary
footballer — noun see football … New Collegiate Dictionary
footballer — /foot baw leuhr/, n. 1. a football player, esp. a member of a college or professional team. 2. Chiefly Brit. a soccer player. [1875 80; FOOTBALL + ER1] * * * … Universalium
footballer — noun A person who plays football … Wiktionary
footballer — foot|bal|ler [ˈfutbo:lə US bo:lər] n BrE someone who plays football, especially a professional player American Equivalent: soccer player … Dictionary of contemporary English
footballer — n. (British) person who plays soccer … English contemporary dictionary