tight end
noun Date: 1962 an offensive football end who lines up close to the tackle and can act as a lineman or receiver

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • tight end — tight′ end′ n. fbb spo an offensive end in football positioned directly beside a tackle and used as both a blocker and a pass receiver • Etymology: 1960–65 …   From formal English to slang

  • tight end — ☆ tight end n. Football an end whose position is close to the tackle on the offensive line …   English World dictionary

  • Tight end — Example of tight end positioning in an offensive formation …   Wikipedia

  • Tight End — Ein Tight End in der I Formation Der Tight End ist im American Football eine Mischung aus Offensive Lineman und Wide Receiver. Bei Laufspielzügen ist es die Aufgabe des Tight Ends, zusammen mit den Tackles, Guards und dem Center, dem Runningback… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Tight end — Un tight end (appelé ailier rapproché au Canada et parfois receveur rapproché en France) est un joueur de football américain évoluant dans l équipe offensive. Joueur hybride, son rôle est à la fois de bloquer les adversaires et de recevoir les… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • tight end — noun (football) an offensive end who lines up close to the tackle • Topics: ↑football, ↑football game • Hypernyms: ↑end * * * noun : an offensive end in football who lines up within two yards of the tackle * * * Football. an offensive playe …   Useful english dictionary

  • Tight end — Posición del tight end. Tight end (TE) es una posición en el fútbol americano y fútbol canadiense que forma parte de la línea ofensiva. El tight end es el último hombre en la línea ofensiva, pero sus funciones no son las de un miembro de la misma …   Wikipedia Español

  • tight end — noun a) The position at the end of the offensive line whose primary jobs are to block and serve as a short receiver. Jones played tight end. b) A player playing the position of tight end. The tight end caught the pass …   Wiktionary

  • tight end — {n.} An end in football who plays close to the tackle in the line. * /The tight end is used to catch passes but most often to block./ Contrast: SPLIT END …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tight end — {n.} An end in football who plays close to the tackle in the line. * /The tight end is used to catch passes but most often to block./ Contrast: SPLIT END …   Dictionary of American idioms

  • tight\ end — noun An end in football who plays close to the tackle in the line. The tight end is used to catch passes but most often to block. Contrast: split end …   Словарь американских идиом

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