Flanker meaning

flăngkər
Frequency:
(football) An offensive back who takes a position closer to the sideline than the rest of the team.
noun
1
0
One that flanks, especially a soldier so positioned as to protect the flank of a column of troops on the march.
noun
0
0
(business) An extension product, such as a diet version of a soft drink or a liquid version of a detergent, added to a line to support the sales of the main product.
noun
0
0
(football) A flankerback.
noun
0
0
(rugby) A player who plays in the back row of the scrum.
noun
0
0
Advertisement
(American football) A wide receiver who lines up behind the line of scrimmage.
noun
0
0
(military) A fortification or soldier projecting so as to defend another work or to command the flank of an assailing body.
noun
0
0
(obsolete) To defend by lateral fortifications.

verb
0
0
(obsolete) To attack sideways.

verb
0
0

Origin of flanker

  • flank +‎ -er

    From Wiktionary