flea-flicker

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flea-flick·er

(flē′flĭk′ər)
n. Football
1. An offensive play in which the ball is handed off or lateraled, sometimes more than once, behind the line of scrimmage, and then thrown as a long pass down field.
2. An offensive play in which a pass is thrown to a receiver who then laterals the ball to a teammate.
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flea′-flicker


n.
a trick play in football in which a forward pass is followed or preceded by a lateral or hand-off.
[1925–30, Amer.]
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