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noun as in point guard

noun as in point man

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The Rams, who have playmakers on both offense and defense, gave up a haul to acquire the quarterback they wanted.

Murray is the lead ball-handler and playmaker, as well as an exceptional defender.

He should ponder how deadly he could be as a secondary playmaker sharing the court with two stars who have won seven of the past 11 scoring titles.

The Crimson Tide is loaded with playmakers on offense and may provide an even bigger challenge for Ohio State’s defense than Clemson did.

Kane has been dropping deeper and functioning more as a playmaker than an out-and-out striker, and he and Son look like the most dangerous duo in England, if not all of Europe.

They named Howe the smartest player, best passer and playmaker and best puck carrier.

Still, the side has undergone many changes and, crucially, is without its injured playmaker Michael Essien.

Watch out for playmaker Asamoah Gyan—everything Ghana does seems to go through him.

I am no playmaker, and, for pledging your healths, I love none of the four you drank to so well.

It is to require the story-teller and the playmaker to prove a thesis that common sense must reject.

It was the work of a playmaker rather than a poet, and the verse had none of the elevation of Godfreys or Rogerss.


On this page you'll find 14 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to playmaker, such as: point, point man, and point player.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.