Meaning of “centre forward” in the English Dictionary

English

"centre forward" in English

See all translations

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)