Last modified on 17 July 2014, at 17:20

piledriver

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

pile +‎ driver

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NounEdit

piledriver (plural piledrivers)

  1. Alternative spelling of pile driver (mechanical device)
  2. (professional wrestling) A move in which the wrestler applies a front waist lock, then drives the opponent's head into the mat by falling to his knees or backside.
  3. (soccer) a very hard shot.
    • 2011 February 1, Mandeep Sanghera, “Man Utd 3 - 1 Aston Villa”, BBC:
      United did not dwell on the decision and Nani had a left-foot piledriver fended wide by Friedel, who is now the oldest player in Villa's history at 39 years and 259 days.

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