Definitions

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  • noun sports, UK A player on an opposing side who poses a significant threat

Etymologies

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danger +‎ man

Examples

  • The downside is he has Djokovic as a replacement dangerman.

    Andy Murray drawn against Ryan Harrison in Australian Open first round

  • David Villa's 63rd-minute winner was enough to put Spain, who have never reached the semi-finals, through to the last eight, where they face Paraguay on Saturday, having snuffed out the threat of Portugal's dangerman Cristiano Ronaldo.

    World Cup 2010: Vicente Del Bosque says Spain can make history

  • Irfan Pathan took three quick wickets , that of the two openers, Imran Farhat and Yaseer Hammed and Shoaib Malik, the dangerman versus India was taken by Irfan, caught at deep fineleg, after a lot of juggling, by Ashish Nehra.

    Cricket: India v. Pakistan match.

  • Irfan Pathan took three quick wickets , that of the two openers, Imran Farhat and Yaseer Hammed and Shoaib Malik, the dangerman versus India was taken by Irfan, caught at deep fineleg, after a lot of juggling, by Ashish Nehra.

    Archive 2004-09-01

  • Richardson responds after bowling a poor first over to dismiss the dangerman David Warner.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • Richardson responds after bowling a poor first over to dismiss the dangerman David Warner.

    NEWS.com.au | Top Stories

  • A sensational return catch from Robin Peterson gets rid of the dangerman Brendon McCullum.

    The Guardian World News

  • Before England get the chance to put their preparations to the test against Australia and New Zealand, they open their Four Nations campaign against Wales at Leigh on Saturday and Ellis admits their major task will be to try to stop dangerman Lee Briers.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Key Man: Ryan ten Doeschate, big-hitting Essex all-rounder and middle order dangerman.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • First Abdul Razzaq dismissed dangerman Brendan Taylor for four, caught by under-fire wicketkeeper Kamran Akmal, while Gul trapped Regis Chakabva (nought) lbw and Vusi Sibanda (five) to a brilliant diving catch by Misbah-ul-Haq at slip.

    WalesOnline - Home

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