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redshirt

red·shirt

redshirt

 
pronunciation:
red shuhrt
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
features:
Word Combinations (verb, noun)
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: redshirted, redshirting, redshirts
definition: (informal) to withdraw a varsity athlete from competition for a year in order to extend his or her eligibility.
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part of speech: noun
definition: a varsity athlete who has been withdrawn from competition for a year.
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