line of scrimmage definition, meaning - what is line of scrimmage in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “line of scrimmage”

See all translations

line of scrimmage

noun [C usually singular] uk   us   US
in American football, the line on which the ball is positioned at the beginning of play (= a period of action)
Translations of “line of scrimmage”
in Chinese (Traditional) (美式橄欖球球場的)中區線,爭球線…
in Chinese (Simplified) (美式橄榄球球场的)中区线,争球线…
(Definition of line of scrimmage from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of line of scrimmage?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “line of scrimmage” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

intellectualize

to think about or discuss a subject in a detailed and intellectual way, without involving your emotions or feelings

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More