Adjective "Quarterbacked" Definition and Examples


    Adjective:

    Quarterbacked


    Definition:

    1. a back in football who usually lines up immediately behind the center and directs the offense of the team.

    2. the position played by this back.

    3. a person who leads or directs a group or activity. verb (used with object)

    4. to direct the offense of (a team).

    5. to lead or direct: to quarterback a public-relations campaign. verb (used without object)

    6. to play the position of quarterback.

    Origin:
    quarterback

    Examples:

    "wins can be quarterbacked."