noun Etymology: between + 2-er Date: 1978 a player who has some but not all of the necessary characteristics for each of two or more positions (as in football or basketball)

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  • tweener — /ˈtwinə/ (say tweenuh) noun 1. → tweeny (def. 1). 2. something designed for a tweeny, and therefore between designated sizes for children or adults. –adjective 3. of, relating to, or designed for a tweener: a tweener racquet …   Australian English dictionary

  • tweener — noun a) A person who plays at two positions, not good enough at either to be restricted to it. b) A shot that is hit between the legs. It was first popularized by Frenchman Yannick Noah …   Wiktionary

  • tweener — tween·er …   English syllables

  • tweener — tween•er [[t]ˈtwi nər[/t]] n. Chiefly Basketball and Football. a player who has many of the physical characteristics required to play two or more positions on the team but not enough to qualify ideally for any of them • Etymology: [1975 80;… …   From formal English to slang

  • tweener — ˈtwēnə(r) noun ( s) Etymology: tween + er (II) : a player who has some but not all of the necessary characteristics for each of two or more positions (as in football or basketball) …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Tweener (basketball) — A tweener in basketball is a term, sometimes used derisively, for a player who is able to play two positions, but is not ideally suited to play either position exclusively, so he/she is said to be in between. A tweener has a set of skills that do …   Wikipedia

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