backcourtman

noun
back·​court·​man | \ ˈbak-ˈkȯrt-mən How to pronounce backcourtman (audio) \

Definition of backcourtman

: a guard on a basketball team

First Known Use of backcourtman

1917, in the meaning defined above

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“Backcourtman.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/backcourtmen. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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