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tight end

noun

Simple Definition of tight end

  • American football : a player on the offensive team who plays in a position on the line of scrimmage and who blocks and sometimes catches passes

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of tight end

  1. :  an offensive football end who lines up close to the tackle and can act as a lineman or receiver


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