cornerback
noun Date: 1955 a defensive halfback in football who defends the flank

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Cornerback — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Cornerback (CB) es una posición defensiva del fútbol americano en la que un jugador se coloca en la línea de scrimmage en posición contraria al wide receiver. Los cornerbacks buscan interrumpir las rutas de los… …   Wikipedia Español

  • cornerback — ☆ cornerback [kôr′nərbak΄] n. Football either of two defensive backs who are positioned outside of the linebackers and are primarily responsible for covering pass receivers …   English World dictionary

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  • Cornerback — Un cornerback (appelé demi de coin au Canada) est un joueur de football américain évoluant au sein de la formation défensive de l équipe. Ce type de joueur est le plus rapide au sein d une équipe, partageant parfois cet attribut avec leurs… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • cornerback — noun The defensive players who are in position on each side farthest laterally from the ball and whose principal responsibility is to defend against passes The cornerback tipped the ball away from the receiver …   Wiktionary

  • cornerback — /kawr neuhr bak /, n. Football. one of two defensive backs positioned in the secondary between the linebackers and safeties, responsible for covering the outside areas near the sidelines against end runs and pass plays. [1965 70; CORNER + BACK1]… …   Universalium

  • cornerback — noun American Football a defensive back positioned to the outside of the linebackers …   English new terms dictionary

  • cornerback — cor•ner•back [[t]ˈkɔr nərˌbæk[/t]] n. fbb spo a defensive back in football who covers the area behind the line of scrimmage near the sideline • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • cornerback — noun a defensive football player stationed outside the linebackers • Hypernyms: ↑football player, ↑footballer …   Useful english dictionary

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