tweener


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tweener

a player who has some but not all of the necessary characteristics for each of two or more positions, as in football or basketball

tween·er

 (twē′nər)
n.
See tween.

tweener

(ˈtwiːnə)
n
informal something that falls in between two categories
[C20: from (be)tween + -er1]
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Monday, August 26 will be especially rough for truckers on tweener and long hauls between the Great Plains and the Midwest, mostly from Oklahoma to Wisconsin and vice versa.
The Australian produced perhaps the shot of the tournament, an audacious 'tweener' that caught a flat-footed Coric off guard early in his 4-6 6-3 6-2 loss to the 11th seed.
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That perception of being a 'tweener probably had a lot to do with Nall not being drafted, although Oregon State's 1-11 record last year might have played a role as well.
Instead of nicely slotting into a pre-established segment, according to motoring analysts, the XT4 stands out as a bit of a 'tweener'.
And Wozniacki, 27, even made a tweener - a between the legs shot - for the first time in a match.
But at the moment, this push into VR also reflects the platform's difficult current tweener stage - users generally are familiar with and don't need to be educated about VR or augmented reality, but what can companies do to make it viable and not just be a novelty?
He even pulled out a 'tweener, the trick shot played between the legs.
Murray coped very well with everything Bublik threw at him, including plenty of drop shots, huge second serves, a tweener and a diving volley.
Bublik, a Russian-turned-Kazakh, is renowned for his trick shots and threw in plenty of drop shots as well as one tweener and a diving volley.