• (British) IPA: /dɪˈfɛndə(ɹ)/

defender (plural defenders)

  1. someone who defends people or property
  2. (sports) one of the players whose primary task is to prevent the opposition from scoring
  3. a fighter who seeks to repel an attack
  4. (law, rare) a lawyer who represents defendants, especially a public defender; a defense attorney (US) or defence counsel (UK)
  5. (Scotland, law) a defendant in a civil action
Translations Translations
  • Portuguese: defensor
  • Russian: защи́тник

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