Meaning of midfielder in English:


Pronunciation /ˌmɪdˈfiːldə/


  • (chiefly in soccer) a player in the central part of the field.

    ‘The equivalent midfielder covers 10,000 yards each match.’
    • ‘The midfielder was later named player of the tournament.’
    • ‘Midfielder Bullen scored the team's first goal 10 minutes into the game.’
    • ‘The second-year midfielder recorded the lone goal, which came in the 13th minute for the Warriors.’
    • ‘The backs worked hard in the first half, while the midfielders and forwards outshone their opponents in the second half.’