quarterback

US [‘kwɔrtər.bæk]
UK [‘kwɔː(r)tə(r).bæk]
v.打四分卫;指挥;组织
n.(指挥进攻的)四分卫

noun

  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)

  1. to direct the offense of (a team).
  2. to lead or direct:
    to quarterback a public-relations campaign.

verb (used without object)

  1. to play the position of quarterback.