Definition of full back noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


    full back

    BrE BrE//ˈfʊl bæk//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈfʊl bæk//
    (North American English fullback) Soccer, Rugby, American football
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  1. 1[countable] one of the defending players in football (soccer ), hockey or rugby whose position is near the goal they are defending See related entries: Soccer, Rugby
  2. 2[countable] the attacking player in American football whose position is behind the quarterback and beside the half backs See related entries: Soccer, American football
  3. 3[uncountable] the position a full back plays at Hunter is at full back. See related entries: Soccer