Definition of TACKLES

noun : TACKLES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the person who plays that position on a football team; "the right tackle is a straight A student" ;

  • 2. (

    ) gear consisting of ropes etc. supporting a ship's masts and sails ;

  • 4. (

    ) (American football) a position on the line of scrimmage; "it takes a big man to play tackle" ;

  • 5. (

    ) (American football) grasping an opposing player with the intention of stopping by throwing to the ground ;

verb : TACKLES

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 3. (

    ) seize and throw down an opponent player, who usually carries the ball ;


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