tailback

Definitions of tailback
  1. noun
    (American football) the person who plays tailback
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    type of:
    back
    (football) a person who plays in the backfield
  2. noun
    (American football) the position of the offensive back on a football team who lines up farthest from the line of scrimmage
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    type of:
    back
    (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
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