Definition of target man in English:

target man

Line breaks: tar¦get man


Soccer & Hockey
  • A forward in a central position to whom other players direct long passes.
    More example sentences
    • He favours a central target man, two wide players, and an offensive midfielder who can play in the hole.
    • He can play as an out-and-out forward or drop off and play as a target man behind him.
    • He is not really a natural target man as such, but he is a good footballer with a good football brain.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day astrogation
Pronunciation: ˌastrə(ʊ)ˈgeɪʃ(ə)n
(in science fiction) navigation in outer space