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synonyms for halfback

  • fullback
  • tailback
  • blocking back
  • flanker back
  • offensive back
  • plunging back
  • slotback
  • wingback
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How to use halfback in a sentence

Lois Roberts, who played in her bare feet and could punt the ball fifty yards, and Shirley Payne, a quick and slithery halfback and two-way player, were the stars of the game for the Amazons.
THESE ‘EXPERTS’ ONCE SAID WOMEN COULDN’T PLAY FOOTBALL. BOY WERE THEY WRONG.BRITNI DE LA CRETAZ AND LYNDSEY D’ARCANGELONOVEMBER 15, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
Sara was halfback on the freshman football team, while Jim played quarterback.
STILL JIMHONOR WILLSIE MORROW
Buck knew the play now; it was Barrett, right halfback, between tackle and guard.
THE BOY SCOUTS OF LAKEVILLE HIGHLESLIE W. QUIRK
The reinstated halfback went away with his eyes shining and his heart elate.
BERT WILSON ON THE GRIDIRONJ. W. DUFFIELD
Lane, the Fifth Form halfback, tried to go round the end on the next play, but made no gain.
THE JESTER OF ST. TIMOTHY'SARTHUR STANWOOD PIER
He was muscular, well-built, and fast on his feet, almost perfectly put together for a halfback.
THE SHERIFF'S SONWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Wheeler had been halfback on his college football team; he was a yachtsman of more than local renown.
SHORT STORIES OF THE NEW AMERICAVARIOUS
In the first story of this series we watch Yank buck the line as a Halfback.
MARY JANE'S CITY HOMECLARA INGRAM JUDSON
Berriman, their halfback, bowled over Chamberlain for a gain of four yards.
BERT WILSON ON THE GRIDIRONJ. W. DUFFIELD
But no halfback was ever so elusive as this infernal college.
AT GOOD OLD SIWASHGEORGE FITCH
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WORDS RELATED TO HALFBACK

  • blocking back
  • flanker back
  • fullback
  • halfback
  • offensive back
  • plunging back
  • slotback
  • tailback
  • wingback
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.