backrower

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

back row +‎ -er

NounEdit

backrower (plural backrowers)

  1. (sports, cricket) A reserve player on a team; a member of the back row or back bench
    • 2009 January 30, AAP, “Crocker's English visa rejected”, Herald Sun:
      Test backrower Crocker, 28, had hinted that he would consider retiring if the three-year English deal fell through.
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