Definition of end-around in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈendəˌround/


American Football
A play in which an end carries the ball around the opposing side of the line of scrimmage.
Example sentences
  • He will also get the ball on hitches and end-arounds to take advantage of his running ability.
  • While you're at it, take some end-arounds and handoffs in the backfield.
  • Not just another fancy dresser, he has developed into a dangerous deep threat and excels on end-arounds.


Involving the transfer of a digit from one end of a register to the other.
Example sentences
  • Otherwise, a massive amount of new code must be written to stem all individuals’ attempts to do end-arounds on the system.

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Syllabification: end-a·round

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