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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A player whose job is to stop the other team from scoring points in a game such as hockey.

Usage examples (35)
  • Chelios, a Detroit Red Wings defenseman, is replacing U. S.-born
  • The All-Star defenseman is week-to-week with a groin injury. ...
  • Their best defenseman is Drew Doughty, who plays 24: 47 per game.
  • Rugged defenseman is the first blue-liner to win since Bryan Berard in 1997. for more
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