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1. Football A back positioned on offense behind or outside of an end.
2. Sports Either of two defensive players, especially in soccer, positioned to the side of the field and playing just behind the midfielders in order to support the offense.
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(Furniture) (of a chair) having pieces that project forwards from the sides of the back
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1. an offensive back in football who lines up outside an end.
2. the position played by this back.
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|Noun||1.||wingback - (football) the person who plays wingback|
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
back - (football) a person who plays in the backfield
|2.||wingback - (American football) the position of the offensive back who lines up behind or outside the end|
back - (American football) the position of a player on a football team who is stationed behind the line of scrimmage
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