fullbacknoun [ C ]uk /ˈfʊl.bæk/ us /ˈfʊl.bæk/
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- Alex grew in stature and in stamina and when he was captain he was regarded as one of the most brilliant fullbacks that the game had ever known.
- As fullback he outplayed every fullback opposed to him and stands in the judgment of all observers second only to Brooke of Pennsylvania.
- But St. John's did score, by a series of furious centre rushes, and their fullback kicked the goal.
- Off I went like a flash through the line, past the backs and fullbacks, only to be over-taken within a few yards of the goal.