Simple Definition of tailback
American football : a player on offense who runs with the ball and blocks
: a situation in which the flow of traffic is blocked and a long line of vehicles forms
Full Definition of tailback
1 : the offensive football back farthest from the line of scrimmage
2 British : a line of vehicles caused by a traffic slowdown or stoppage
Examples of tailback
<stuck in a five-mile tailback on the southbound carriageway>
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