noun Date: 1887 1. an offensive football back used primarily for line plunges and blocking 2. a primarily defensive player usually stationed nearest the defended goal (as in soccer or field hockey)

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  • fullback — UK [ˈfʊlbæk] / US [ˈfʊlˌbæk] noun [countable/uncountable] Word forms fullback : singular fullback plural fullbacks 1) in sports such as football or hockey, a defensive position near your team s goal or a player in this position 2) in American… …   English dictionary

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