Definition of half back in English:

half back

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Pronunciation: /ˈhɑːfbak
 
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(US halfback)

noun

A player in a ball game such as soccer, rugby, or field hockey whose position is between the forwards and full backs.
More example sentences
  • Hockey should follow suit with special coaches for goalkeepers, defenders, halfbacks and forwards.
  • This has been a continuation of an age-old argument in New Zealand rugby history when two halfbacks of similar class have been available.
  • From a rugby league point of view, if you talk mentors the biggest impact on me was Ricky Stuart, he was awesome and reinvented the way a halfback plays rugby league.

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