Associations to the word «Fullback»


FULLBACK, noun. (American football) An offensive back whose primary jobs are to block in advance of the halfback on running plays and for the quarterback on passing plays.
FULLBACK, noun. (field hockey) A defensive player who assists the goalie in preventing the opposing team from scoring.
FULLBACK, noun. (soccer) Alternative form of full-back

Dictionary definition

FULLBACK, noun. (football) the running back who plays the fullback position on the offensive team.
FULLBACK, noun. (American football) the position of a back on a football team.
FULLBACK, verb. Play the fullback.

Wise words

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