flanker back
noun see flanker

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flanker back — {n.} A football back who can play far to the outside of his regular place. * /The coach is still looking for a speedy boy to play flanker back./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flanker back — {n.} A football back who can play far to the outside of his regular place. * /The coach is still looking for a speedy boy to play flanker back./ …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • flanker\ back — noun A football back who can play far to the outside of his regular place. The coach is still looking for a speedy boy to play flanker back …   Словарь американских идиом

  • flanker back — noun a back stationed wide of the scrimmage line; used as a pass receiver • Syn: ↑flanker • Derivationally related forms: ↑flank (for: ↑flanker) • Hypernyms: ↑back * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • flanker — /flang keuhr/, n. 1. a person or thing that flanks. 2. Mil. one of a body of soldiers placed on the flank of an army to guard a line of march. 3. Fort. a fortification projecting so as to defend another work or to command the flank of an… …   Universalium

  • back — See: BACK OF or IN BACK OF, BEHIND ONE S BACK, BRUSH BACK, COME BACK, CUT BACK, DOUBLE BACK, DRAW BACK, DROP BACK. EYES IN THE BACK OF ONE S HEAD, FADE BACK, FALL BACK, FALL BACK ON, FLANKER BACK. FROM WAY BACK, GET BACK AT, GET ONE S BACK UP,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back — See: BACK OF or IN BACK OF, BEHIND ONE S BACK, BRUSH BACK, COME BACK, CUT BACK, DOUBLE BACK, DRAW BACK, DROP BACK. EYES IN THE BACK OF ONE S HEAD, FADE BACK, FALL BACK, FALL BACK ON, FLANKER BACK. FROM WAY BACK, GET BACK AT, GET ONE S BACK UP,… …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • back — See: back of or in back of, behind one s back, brush back, come back, cut back, double back, draw back, drop back. eyes in the back of one s head, fade back, fall back, fall back on, flanker back, from way back, get back at, get one s back up,… …   Словарь американских идиом

  • back — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. See rear. v. t. support; aid; promote, fund, finance (See means); stand behind, encourage. v. i. move backward, reverse. See regression. Ant., front. II (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. rear, hinder, after,… …   English dictionary for students

  • flanker — noun Date: 1940 a football player stationed wide of the formation slightly behind the line of scrimmage as a pass receiver called also flanker back …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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