[ bawl-kar-ee-er ]
/ ˈbɔlˌkær i ər /
the offensive player having the ball and attempting to gain ground.
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Origin of ball-carrier
First recorded in 1930–35
Words nearby ball-carrier
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Example sentences from the Web for ball-carrier
The kettle soon began to sing and bubble, and Ball-Carrier was lifted in.
Now ever since Ball-Carrier's death the family had been very poor, and often could not get enough to eat.
Then Ball-Carrier remembered his parents and went back to them.