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flanker

Pronunciation: /ˈflæŋkər; ˈflæŋkə(r)/

Translation of flanker in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • 1.1 (in US football) corredor (masculine) de bola ([ situado a un lado del mariscal de campo o corebac ])
    Example sentences
    • Knapp wants to make Price the flanker in his offense.
    • At Georgia, he had started at flanker, tailback, quarterback, and split end, and also had handled punt and kickoff return duties.
    • He is also athletic enough to have played both ways at college football's highest level, starting at flanker on a national championship team.
    1.2 (in rugby) ala (masculine)
    Example sentences
    • There will be tremendous interest in seeing how our two flying flankers go.
    • The Dublin-based flanker received 21 stitches in a facial wound in an accidental collision with a Shannon player.
    • Since then, honours have been piled upon the hot flanker's trammelled head.

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