Definition of assistant referee in English:

assistant referee


  • another term for referee's assistant
    • ‘Fernandez was booked following advice from an assistant referee.’
    • ‘He also reserved some criticism for assistant referees at the World Cup.’
    • ‘The game was in danger of being abandoned until he took over the line in place of an injured assistant referee.’
    • ‘Curtis did look suspiciously offside but there was no flag from the assistant referee despite Sutton Coldfield's extended protests.’
    • ‘Speed endurance and good recovery in between intense periods of exercise are vital for referees and assistant referees.’
    umpire, judge, referee's assistant, assistant referee, linesman, line judge, adjudicator, arbitrator, arbiter, mediator
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