Definition of placekicker in US English:

placekicker

noun

American Football
  • See placekick

    • ‘‘Punters and place-kickers have more pressure than anybody because that might be our last play of the game,’ Aguiar says.’
    • ‘He is in fact the only place-kicker on the NFL's Hall of Fame list.’
    • ‘Mike was a burly guy who played both ways in football as an end at Duke, and earned a spot on the All-Conference team as a receiver and place-kicker.’
    • ‘Espn has started broadcasting tape of how the place-kickers did in pre-game warm-ups.’
    • ‘Heather believed she was a good football place-kicker.’