Translation of "defensive" - English-Turkish dictionary

defensive

adjective uk us /dɪˈfensɪv/
CRITICISM

quick to protect yourself from being criticized

savunmaya yönelik
He's very defensive about his weight.
SPORT mainly US

A defensive player in a sports team tries to stop the other team scoring points.

savunma amaçlı
ATTACK

done or used to protect someone or something from attack

savunma için kullanılan, müdafaaya yönelik
defensively adverb

savunur bir durumda

(Translation of “defensive adjective” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary English-Turkish © Cambridge University Press)