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griefer

griefer n. an online game player who willfully and habitually disrupts game play. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

libero

libero n. in volleyball, a restricted, roaming back row player. Etymological Note: From Italian adj. libero ‘free,’ a shortened form of battitore libero ‘free beater,’ a similar position in soccer that originated with a Milanese team in the late...

libero

libero  n.— «The International Volleyball Federation (FIVB) has decided to reduce the pressure of balls for the men’s game by a quarter to give defences a better chance. The libero system—where a designated player can be sent in and out of...

libero

libero  n.— «According to the new rules, each team can register one specialised defensive player “libero,” who is restricted to performing as a back row player, not hitting an attack, serving, blocking or attempting to block...

11 p.m. player

11 p.m. player  n.— «That is what happens when you chase 11 p.m. players, also known as past-prime-time players, something the Mets do often.» —“Pedro is a big mistake” by Shaun Powell Newsday (N.Y.) Nov. 30...

go north with the club

go north with the club v. in baseball, to join a major league team (from a farm team or the minor leagues). Also go north with the team. Etymological Note: Baseball spring training is held in warm southern states, so to join the team as a regular...