Definition of attacker in English:


Line breaks: at|tack¦er
Pronunciation: /əˈtakə(r)


  • 2(In sport) a player whose task is to attack the other side’s goal in the attempt to score; a forward: the team gave the visiting attackers and midfield men a hard time
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    • The attacker has just scored a goal for his team that wins them the FA Cup in the final minutes of the game.
    • He is a defender, he is a midfielder but he is also an attacker - a winger who makes and scores goals.
    • They have strength throughout the squad from goalkeeper to attackers.

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