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slotback

Syllabification: slot·back
Pronunciation: /ˈslätˌbak
 
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Definition of slotback in English:

noun

Football
An offensive back who is positioned between the tackle and the split end.
Example sentences
  • The Eagles use Westbrook as their primary running back, as a slotback, as a wideout, as a man in motion and as a checkdown safety valve.
  • Bush has lined up at tailback, fullback, slotback and wideout.
  • Early in the third, Calgary QB Charles Guedo connected with slotback Andrew Lunse on a 65-yard drive to extend the score to 23-7.

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