wingback
noun Date: 1933 an offensive back in football who lines up outside the tight end; also the position of such a player

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  • wingback — ☆ wingback [wiŋ′bak΄ ] n. Football an offensive back positioned just behind and outside an offensive tackle or tight end …   English World dictionary

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  • wingback — noun 1. (football) the person who plays wingback (Freq. 1) • Topics: ↑football, ↑football game • Hypernyms: ↑back 2. (American football) the position of the offensive back who lines up beh …   Useful english dictionary

  • Wingback — Wide Receiver, aufgestellt in der I Formation Der Wide Receiver ist im American Football der Passempfänger des Quarterbacks. Nach dem Snap des Centers zum Quarterback läuft er die Route des Spielzugs, der im Huddle angesagt wurde. Der Quarterback …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • wingback — /wing bak /, n. Football. 1. an offensive back who lines up outside an end. 2. the position played by this back. [1935 40; WING + BACK1] * * * …   Universalium

  • wingback — n. player who is an offensive back (Football) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • wingback — wing•back [[t]ˈwɪŋˌbæk[/t]] n. 1) spo an offensive back in football who lines up outside an end 2) spo the position played by this back • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • wingback — wing|back sb., en, er el. s, erne (en forsvarsspiller i fodbold) …   Dansk ordbog

  • wingback formation — Football. 1. See single wingback formation. 2. See double wingback formation. [1930 35] * * * wingback formation, an offensive formation in football in which the position of a back or the backs is a little beyond and behind either or both ends …   Useful english dictionary

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