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tr.v. straight-armed, straight-arm·ing, straight-arms
To ward off (a tackler) by holding the arm out straight with the elbow locked and the palm of the hand placed against the opponent's body; stiff-arm.
The act or an instance of straight-arming.
(Rugby) rugby (of a tackle) performed with the arm fully extended
(American Football) (tr) to ward off (an opponent) with the arm outstretched
1. to deflect (an opponent) by pushing away with the arm held out straight; stiff-arm.n.
2. an act or instance of straight-arming.
Past participle: straight-armed
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|Noun||1.||straight-arm - (American football) the act of warding off a tackler by holding the arm fully extended with the hand against the opponent|