twelfth man

noun

a reserve player in a cricket team
anything that is regarded as a contributory factor to the success of a football team, esp a large and vocal home support

Nearby words

  1. tweezers,
  2. twelfth,
  3. twelfth amendment,
  4. twelfth cranial nerve,
  5. twelfth day,
  6. twelfth night,
  7. twelfth-year molar,
  8. twelfthtide,
  9. twelve,
  10. twelve patriarchs

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