Footballer - definition, pronunciation, transcription

Amer.  |ˈfʊtbɔːlər|  American pronunciation of the word footballer
Brit.  |ˈfʊtbɔːlə|  British pronunciation of the word footballer


- an athlete who plays American football


He played a lot of football in high school and college.

He's a great footballer and a keen student of the game.

He has the makings of a world-class footballer.

When you're a professional footballer, you expect people to take a pop at you now and again.

Neil's got what it takes to be a great footballer.

John was a great footballer in his younger days (=when he was younger).

Word forms

singular: footballer
plural: footballers
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