center forward

noun Soccer.

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

Nearby words

  1. center,
  2. center back,
  3. center bit,
  4. center field,
  5. center fielder,
  6. center halfback,
  7. center jump,
  8. center of attraction, the,
  9. center of curvature,
  10. center of gravity

Origin of center forward

First recorded in 1890–95 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019