Definition of ballcarrier in English:

ballcarrier

Syllabification: ball·car·ri·er
Pronunciation: /ˈbôlˌkarēər
 
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noun

Football
  • A player in possession of the ball and attempting to advance it.
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    • They all could run right through a ball carrier or bury a quarterback.
    • The defense consistently over-pursued the ball carrier and failed to contain the outside.
    • He can drop the hammer on a ball carrier, and he can ballhawk a pass when he gets the chance.

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