forward passer

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n forward passer (football) a ball carrier who tries to gain ground by throwing a forward pass
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Usage

In literature:

Glendenning started to his feet, and moved forward for a better sight of the flying passer.
"A Pair of Patient Lovers" by William Dean Howells
John leaned forward all the time, immensely interested in the stream of passers-by.
"The Hillman" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
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In poetry:

Much like me, you make your way forward,
Walking with downturned eyes.
Well, I too kept mine lowered.
Passer-by, stop here, please.
"Much Like Me" by Marina Ivanova Tsvetaeva