Meaning of “fullback” in the English Dictionary

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"fullback" in British English

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(Definition of “fullback” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"fullback" in American English

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fullbacknoun [ C ]

us /ˈfʊlˌbæk/

a player in some games who plays near the goal and tries to prevent the other team from scoring

In American football, a fullback sometimes catches the ball and runs with it to score a goal.

(Definition of “fullback” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)