center forward

center forward

noun Soccer.
an offensive player who covers the center of the field and who usually starts the kickoff.

Origin:
1890–95

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Main Entry:  center forward1
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  a player who is positioned in the middle of the field on offense, esp. in field hockey, soccer, volleyball, water polo
Main Entry:  center forward2
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  this player position in certain sports
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