Meaning of “tailback” in the English Dictionary

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"tailback" in British English

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tailbacknoun [ C ]

uk /ˈteɪl.bæk/ us /ˈteɪl.bæk/ UK

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

"tailback" in American English

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tailbacknoun [ C ]

us /ˈteɪlˌbæk/

a football player who stands farthest away from the ball at each play and who sometimes runs with the ball

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