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straight-arm

straight-arm

 
pronunciation:
streIt arm
parts of speech:
transitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: straight-armed, straight-arming, straight-arms
definition: to keep (a sports opponent, esp. a football tackler) away from oneself by holding one's arm out straight; stiff-arm.
 
part of speech: noun
definition: the act of straight-arming.