to express religious faith, gratitude, reverence, or awe, usually in public, by dropping to one knee, head resting on one's fist: People now expect her to Tebow whenever she wins a race.At his first sight of the Grand Canyon, he shocked us all by tebowing right at the edge.
to assume this kneeling pose or some key elements of it as for a joke, in imitation of the prayerful pose, or in mockery of religious faith: I can't believe he actually taught his dog to tebow before every game!
- Te·bow·er, noun
- Te·bow·ing, noun
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How to use Tebow in a sentence
Along the way, Tebow attained a level of celebrity unusual even for the highest reaches of college football.
“I loved every minute of the journey, but at this time I feel called in other directions,” Tebow said in a statement.
Before that, Tebow spent two seasons with the Denver Broncos, who drafted him in the first round in 2010.
After failing to cement a place in the NFL following an initial splash, Tebow turned to baseball in 2016 for the first time since he was a junior in high school.
But, unlike another famously athletic and God-fearing Tim (Mr. Tebow), Howard is far less preachy.
Somewhere, a no-longer-in-the-league Tebow is ruefully nodding.Don’t Cry for Johnny Football. The NFL’s 22nd Pick Will Do Just Fine. | Ben Teitelbaum | May 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Off the field, the Texas A&M stud was the most hyped college football player since Tim Tebow.Don’t Cry for Johnny Football. The NFL’s 22nd Pick Will Do Just Fine. | Ben Teitelbaum | May 9, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
You mentioned Aaron Hernandez or Tim Tebow on their teams or the more generic trash talk every week.Donté Stallworth on Michael Sam and How He Learned to Accept Gays | Ben Jacobs | February 16, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Uh, what part of last-team-to-let-Tim-Tebow-go are you not understanding, non-believers?