twelfth man Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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twelfth mannoun [C]

(plural twelfth men) (also 12th man) uk   us   UK
in a ​cricketteam, a reserve (= ​extraplayer) used to refer to the ​footballsupporters at a ​game when they are giving good ​support to ​theirteam and have the same ​value as an ​extraplayer
(Definition of twelfth man from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “twelfth man”
in Chinese (Simplified) (板球运动中的)替补队员,预备队员…
in Chinese (Traditional) (板球運動中的)替補隊員,預備隊員…
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