Definition of signal-caller in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈsiɡnəlˌkôlər/


American Football
A player who signals the next play or formation to team members.
Example sentences
  • He's the kind of coach who works endless hours to prepare game plans for a quarterback-friendly system that turns signal-callers into stars.
  • Every time he has lost his job in the past, he's found a lesser team to make him its first-string signal-caller.
  • In a league trending toward big, fast signal-callers who are as smart as they are courageous, he is the prototypical quarterback for the 21st century.

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Syllabification: sig·nal-call·er

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