English version

striker in Football topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstrikerstrik‧er /ˈstraɪkə $ -ər/ noun [countable]  1 BELSTOP WORKING/GO ON STRIKEsomeone who is not working because they are on strike2 DSFa player in football whose main job is to score goals
Examples from the Corpus
strikerSpecialist positions such as goalkeeper and striker would be joined by the mediator and even ambassador.I hope Wilko cuts his losses with our Brian and then goes out to look for a decent striker.Shame-Man City are looking for two good strikers.Thus the reactions of politicians, police and employers have a different weight to those of demonstrators, rioters or strikers.The striker has paid the price for a run which has seen Pompey win only two of their last 19 games.