Definitions

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  • n. A person who plays football.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. an athlete who plays football.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. an athlete who plays American football

Etymologies

football +‎ -er (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • And I don't mean staring at their own gorgeous reflection in the mirror. brought to my joyously watering eyes by TheNextWeb, revealed that 20 percent of Brits questioned thought Steve Jobs was what they call a footballer and what Americans sweetly describe as a soccer player.

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  • On the next page young footballer is in the tub with the lines, "Dunk me in the tub, please, for green kid tea!"

    Archive 2009-06-01

  • Remic's latest book BIOHELL has just been published the U.S. by Solaris Books, and is about what happens when vanity nano-technology goes horribly wrong, and turns a full planet of vain footballer's wives into quite horrific zombies.

    MIND MELD: The Best Genre-Related Books/Films/Shows Consumed in 2008 (Part 2)

  • Remic's new book BIOHELL is due out November 2008, and is about what happens when vanity nano-technology goes horribly wrong, and turns a full planet of vain footballer's wives into quite horrific zombies.

    MIND MELD: Is There Gender Imbalance in Genre Fiction Publishing?

  • Leixlip wanted to remember Matt Goff, a famous footballer from the 1920s, by naming a bridge after him.

    There Was No Beating Gough

  • Britain's worst-kept secret is no more after Ryan Giggs is identified as the footballer we've been reading about on Twitter.

    The Guardian World News

  • • A comment piece yesterday about the departure of Andy Gray from Sky Sports incorrectly stated that Richard Keys quizzed Jamie Redknapp about a woman called Louise, whom it labelled the footballer's "wife".

    Corrections and clarifications

  • “I also know as a footballer, how important it is to eat the right things to perform well, so I think the GO3 range is a great way to help families take some small steps to be fit and healthy at affordable prices.”

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  • The footballer will be the face of UGG Australia's first men's marketing initiative, according to a press release.

    Tom Brady The New Face Of Uggs For Men

  • The footballer will be the face of UGG Australia's first men's marketing ...

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