Definition of ballhawking in English:



informal North American

See ballhawk

‘The team desperately needs defensive playmakers and would love to find a ballhawking cornerback.’
  • ‘Now he has to take on a ballhawking Ravens defense.’
  • ‘Defensively, they need a ballhawking safety, an interior pass rusher and more speed at linebacker.’
  • ‘Thompson is showing none of the aggressive, ballhawking skills that made him the Pac - 10's career interceptions leader.’
  • ‘The Bengals, who had only nine interceptions last season, show signs of having a ballhawking secondary.’