Definition of wantaway in English:


Line breaks: want|away
Pronunciation: /ˈwɒntəweɪ


British informal
  • Denoting a soccer player who wants to move to another club: it was the wantaway striker who was at the centre of the action
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    • Spurs have tabled a £3.5m bid for wantaway Wanderers striker Michael Ricketts according to reports on Friday.
    • The new Leeds boss had a heart-to-heart with the want-away midfielder within minutes of arriving at the club's Wetherby training ground.
    • Molesey's want-away players have been criticised by new manager Ian Hazel, who says they harbour inflated opinions of themselves.

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