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Meaning of "cornerback" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF CORNERBACK

cornerback  [ˈkɔːnəˌbæk] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF CORNERBACK

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Cornerback is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES CORNERBACK MEAN IN ENGLISH?

cornerback

Cornerback

A cornerback is a member of the defensive backfield or secondary in American and Canadian football. Cornerbacks cover receivers, to defend against pass offenses and make tackles. Other members of the defensive backfield include the safeties and occasionally linebackers. The cornerback position requires speed and agility. A cornerback's skillset typically requires proficiency in anticipating the quarterback, back-pedalling, executing single and zone coverage, disrupting pass routes, block shedding, and tackling.

Definition of cornerback in the English dictionary

The definition of cornerback in the dictionary is a defensive back.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH CORNERBACK


bareback
ˈbɛəˌbæk
cashback
ˈkæʃˌbæk
chairback
ˈtʃɛəˌbæk
comeback
ˈkʌmˌbæk
feedback
ˈfiːdˌbæk
fireback
ˈfaɪəˌbæk
flareback
ˈfleəˌbæk
flashback
ˈflæʃˌbæk
hatchback
ˈhætʃˌbæk
horseback
ˈhɔːsˌbæk
huckaback
ˈhʌkəˌbæk
leatherback
ˈlɛðəˌbæk
outback
ˈaʊtˌbæk
paperback
ˈpeɪpəˌbæk
pickaback
ˈpɪkəˌbæk
playback
ˈpleɪˌbæk
quarterback
ˈkwɔːtəˌbæk
razorback
ˈreɪzəˌbæk
roorback
ˈrʊəˌbæk
silverback
ˈsɪlvəˌbæk

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE CORNERBACK

cornelian
cornelian cherry
cornemuse
corneous
corner
corner flag
corner house
corner kick
corner shop
corner store
cornering
cornerman
cornerstone
cornerways
cornerwise
cornet
cornetcies
cornetcy
cornetist
cornett

WORDS THAT END LIKE CORNERBACK

back
back to back
back-to-back
bounce back
callback
drawback
get back
go back
hold back
hold-back
laid-back
look back
Monday morning quarterback
pat on the back
payback
positive feedback
sit back
snapback
splashback
upper back

Synonyms and antonyms of cornerback in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «cornerback» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF CORNERBACK

Find out the translation of cornerback to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of cornerback from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «cornerback» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

角卫
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

esquinero
570 millions of speakers

English

cornerback
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

cornerback
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كرنربك
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

левый или
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

cornerback
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

কর্নারব্যাক
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

cornerback
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Cornerback
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Corner
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

コーナーバック
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

코너 백요
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Cornerback
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

cornerback
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

செய்ய cornerback
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

कोनबायबॅक
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

cornerback
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

cornerback
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Cornerback
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

лівий або
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Cornerback
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

cornerback
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

cornerback
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

corner
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

cornerback
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of cornerback

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «CORNERBACK»

The term «cornerback» is very widely used and occupies the 11.072 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «CORNERBACK» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about cornerback

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «CORNERBACK»

Discover the use of cornerback in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to cornerback and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Intercepted: The Rise and Fall of NFL Cornerback Darryl Henley
The tale devolves from there, as Henley, Donaho, and McGowan embark on a scheme to transport cocaine that lands Henley in federal prison, where he attempts to arrange a Mafia hit on the sentencing judge and the star witness against him: ...
Michael McKnight, 2012
2
Football For Dummies
The ideal NFL cornerback should be able to run the 40-yard dash in 4.4 seconds, needs to weigh between 180 and 190 pounds, and must be at least 6 feet tall. However, the average NFL cornerback is about 5'10". Although speed and agility  ...
Howie Long, John Czarnecki, 2011
3
Defensive Football Strategies
Each cornerback's man is the number one receiver from the outside. The cornerbacks line up in such a manner that they can take away the quick-in or quick-out pass. A cornerback can play bump-and-run, or a little cushion; however , he must ...
American Football Coaches Association, 2000
4
Offensive Football Strategies
After recognizing coverage, the TE turns his shoulders toward the sideline and approaches the cornerback from an inside-out relationship. To create a wider running lane, he must accelerate and get as much width as possible before engaging ...
‎2000
5
The USC Trojans Football Encyclopedia
Hueston Harper: 1932–34; Guard MichaelHarper: 1979–80, 1982–83; Tailback Andy Harrah: 1983 Antoine Harris: 1997–2000; Tight End Antoinne Harris: 1999; Cornerback Cary Harris: 2005–08; Defensive Back/ Cornerback DaJohn Harris: ...
Richard J. Shmelter, 2014
6
Cornerback
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Harding Ozihel, 2011
7
Football: Winning Defense
Play of the Cornerbacks in the Four-Deep Secondary When the ball moves to his side, the cornerback reacts as an outside linebacker would, by coming up quickly to turn the play in. When the ball moves in the opposite direction, the ...
Bud Wilkinson, 1993
8
Management Secrets of the New England Patriots
1047 Before Super Bowl XXXIX, Patriots cornerback Asante Samuel tuned out speculation that star Eagles receiver Terrell Owens would not be healthy: “He's on the 53-man roster. He's not on injured reserve, so I expect to see him play.
James Lavin, 2005
9
Next Question: An NFL Super Agent's Proven Game Plan for ...
After the 2004 draft, where I represented safety Sean Taylor, defensive lineman Darnell Dockett, defensive end Bobby McCray, safety Guss Scott, cornerback Keiwan Ratliff, and linebacker Darrell McClover, we signed Pro Bowl defensive ...
Drew and Jason Rosenhaus, 2008
10
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Understanding Football
Well, that's how cornerbacks think of themselves compared to wide receivers— without the heels, of course. At the snap ofthe ball, the cornerback must read whether the play is a run or a pass, all the while staying locked in on his assigned  ...
Mike Beacom, 2010

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «CORNERBACK»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term cornerback is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Green Bay Packers 'set' on playing Damarious Randall at …
"At this point, the Packers appear set on playing their first-round pick at cornerback." The Packers already have a solid starting duo in Morgan ... «FOXSports.com, Jul 15»
2
Cleveland Browns: Evaluating the cornerback position
The cornerback position may be the deepest and most talented position on the Cleveland Browns roster. In the past two years, the front office ... «247Sports, Jul 15»
3
Bills cornerback under fire for response to FSU assault
BUFFALO, N.Y. - One of the newest members of the Buffalo Bills is receiving some criticism for his response to an assault involving a Florida ... «13WMAZ, Jul 15»
4
Cornerback Ty Giddens evolving into a team leader for Auburn
Most of the time, the Tigers cornerback locked up opposing receivers so well that balls weren't thrown in his direction. “He's a scholarship ... «Opelika Auburn News, Jul 15»
5
GET TO KNOW: Cornerback Alex Carter
If I wasn't playing football: I would still be in school, trying to play a different sport like golf or tennis, studying psychology and traveling. If I could ... «detroitlions.com, Jul 15»
6
Rams cornerback E.J. Gaines now top option
Cornerback E.J. Gaines had himself a very nice rookie year last year. He posted 70 tackles and finished the year with two interceptions. Gaines ... «Ramblin' Fan, Jul 15»
7
Vikings deep at cornerback despite Josh Robinson injury
In case you missed it during the holiday weekend, it was revealed that Vikings cornerback Josh Robinson has a partially torn pectoral muscle. «Minneapolis Star Tribune, Jul 15»
8
Utah cornerback Dominique Hatfield suspended indefinitely
SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — The University of Utah is suspending cornerback Dominique Hatfield after he was charged last week with aggravated ... «KSL.com, Jul 15»
9
USC freshmen preview: Cornerback Iman Marshall will challenge for …
Season prediction: Marshall will play as a backup cornerback and will start on special teams. Questions or comments about USC? Email me at ... «Los Angeles Times, Jul 15»
10
Q&A: Central Cornerback John Broussard ready to advance …
Central cornerback John Broussard didn't leave a whole lot of drama in his college decision. The four-star 2016 recruit announced he would ... «Columbus Ledger-Enquirer, Jul 15»

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