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Noun: tailback  'teyl,bak
  1. (American football) the person who plays tailback
     
  2. (American football) the position of the offensive back on a football team who lines up farthest from the line of scrimmage
     
  3. [Brit] A long queue of traffic back from some point

Derived forms: tailbacks

Type of: back

Part of: eleven, football team

Encyclopedia: Tailback