Definition of tackler in English:

tackler

Pronunciation /ˈtak(ə)lər/ /ˈtæk(ə)lər/

noun

See tackle

‘The second row left the defence for dead with a 30-metre gallop, brushing off at least three would-be tacklers in the process.’
  • ‘The scoring began again soon after the restart as Rowe pushed off three tacklers for his second try and Broadhurst also forced his way over.’
  • ‘Shrugging off three tacklers, he raced for the line only to be held a metre short but from the ruck the ball was recycled for the waiting Ashman to score.’
  • ‘Defensively they also looked sound with tacklers crowding out Ulster's attempts to put runners through the middle.’
  • ‘A one-handed pass around the back of Henson put Barry clear on a long run, only to be held just short by three Welsh tacklers.’