end run

noun

Definition of end run

  1. 1 :  a football play in which the ballcarrier attempts to run wide around the end of the line; specifically :  sweep 3e

  2. 2 :  an evasive trick or maneuver made an end run around the regulations

1902

First Known Use of end run

1902


END RUN Defined for English Language Learners

end run

noun

Definition of end run for English Language Learners

  • American football : a play in which the player carrying the ball tries to run around the line of defensive players

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