1. [ noun ] (football) the person who plays quarterback
Synonyms: field_general signal_caller
Related terms: back passer football
2. [ verb ] (american football,games) play the quarterback, in football
Related terms: play football
3. [ noun ] (sport,american football) the position of the football player in the backfield who directs the offensive play of his team
Synonyms: field_general signal_caller

"quarterback is the most important position on the team"

Related terms: back football_team
Similar spelling:   quarter_crack