Definition of running back in English:

running back

Syllabification: run·ning back

noun

Football
  • An offensive player, typically a halfback, who specializes in carrying the ball.
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    • The offensive line and running backs are inconsistent, and the quarterbacks are green.
    • He also has the lateral agility and footwork to run with most tight ends and some running backs.
    • The more carries a running back gets, the better chance he has of wearing down a defense.

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