Definition of Crackback

1. Adjective. (American football) Describing a block in which the blocker, positioned wide, blocks back towards where the ball was snapped. ¹



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Definition of Crackback

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crackback

crack shot
crack through
crack train
crack trains
crack up
crack willow
crack wise
cracka
crackable
crackajack
crackajacks
crackas
crackaz
crackback (current term)
crackbacks
crackberries
crackberry
crackbrain
crackbrained
crackbrains
crackdown
crackdowns
cracked
cracked-pot resonance
cracked-pot sound
cracked-wheat bread
cracked a book
cracked heel

Literary usage of Crackback

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1. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1839)
"Grand Vizier,' said crackback, ' I am resolved, that if there is any fighting to be done, ... Where 's crackback, the Caliph ?' shouted a score of voices ..."

2. The Knickerbocker: Or, New-York Monthly Magazine by Charles Fenno Hoffman, Timothy Flint, Lewis Gaylord Clark, Kinahan Cornwallis, John Holmes Agnew (1839)
"Grand Vizier,' said crackback, ' I am resolved, that if there is any fighting to be done, ... Where 's crackback, the Caliph ?' shouted a score of voices ..."

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