Definition of scorer in English:



  • 1A person who scores goals, points, etc. in a game.

    ‘he was last season's leading scorer with 40 tries’
    • ‘McGiver was also a deadly marksman during the preliminary round of play scoring 10 goals to lead all scorers.’
    • ‘After quickly getting among the Conference top scorers this season, goals have been hard to come by for Mullin in recent weeks.’
    • ‘Jon Newby, now top scorer after his seventh goal of the season, would be a prime target for ambitious clubs.’
    • ‘All hits on scorers after a goal should be considered attempts to injure and be penalized as such.’
    • ‘In Pancev, they possessed the continent's most prolific scorer, with 34 goals for his club.’
  • 2A person who keeps a record of the score in a game.

    • ‘The details of how to record a score are left to the individual scorer's discretion.’
    • ‘The umpire signalled his call to the scorer by holding an open palm above his head.’
    • ‘The secretary of the Bradford Mutual Sunday School League said the match was a bit of a headache for the scorers and umpires.’
    • ‘Kiriella was accorded a farewell by the umpires and the scorers at their headquarters recently.’
    • ‘Interestingly, qualified cricket umpires, match referee and scorers will be there for the carnival.’