Meaning of “centre forward” in the English Dictionary


"centre forward" in English

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centre forwardnoun [ C ]

UK US center forward uk /ˌsen.tə ˈfɔː.wəd/ us /ˌsen.t̬ɚ ˈfɔːr.wɚd/

Examples from literature

  • Greatest centre forward in England! 
  • The modern fighting man is as individualised as a half back or a centre forward in a football team. 

(Definition of “centre forward” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)