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defender British & World English

A person who defends someone or something

defender English Thesaurus

the defenders of the rural environment

run defender British & World English

A defensive player who aims to stop the offensive team from running the ball; a member of a run defence.

public defender British & World English

A lawyer employed by the state in a criminal trial to represent a defendant who is unable to afford legal assistance

Defender of the Faith British & World English

A title conferred on Henry VIII by Pope Leo X in 1521. It was recognized by Parliament as an official title of the English monarch in 1544, and has been borne by all subsequent sovereigns

ear defenders British & World English

Plugs or earmuffs which protect the eardrums from loud or persistent noise