Definition of linesman in English:

linesman

Syllabification: lines·man
Pronunciation: /ˈlīnzmən
 
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noun (plural linesmen)

(In games played on a field or court) an official who assists the referee or umpire from the sideline, especially in deciding on whether the ball is out of play.
More example sentences
  • Gerrard's just been fouled making for the penalty area, but the referee and the linesman are having none of it.
  • Under advice from the linesman, the referee awards a free-kick to AC Milan about 40 yards out for no apparent reason.
  • Both referee Dunn and his linesman missed the contact and Henry was furious.

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