scatback

noun
scat·​back | \ ˈskat-ˌbak How to pronounce scatback (audio) \

Definition of scatback

: an offensive back in football who is an especially fast and elusive ballcarrier

Examples of scatback in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web And Salvon Ahmed hasn’t come close to being the Reggie Bush-like scatback who creates mismatches. Omar Kelly, sun-sentinel.com, 14 Nov. 2021 The 5-foot-9 scatback recorded two receptions for 13 yards in Texas’ narrow win over TCU, didn’t touch the ball once against Oklahoma then had just two first-half touches against the Cowboys. Nick Moyle, San Antonio Express-News, 19 Oct. 2021 Whittingham has called Pledger more of a scatback, with his best comparison being former Utes running back John White, who registered back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons in 2011 and 2012. Josh Newman, The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Aug. 2021 Whittingham has called Pledger more of a scatback, with his best comparison being former Utes running back John White, who registered back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons in 2011 and 2012. Josh Newman, The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Aug. 2021 Whittingham has called Pledger more of a scatback, with his best comparison being former Utes running back John White, who registered back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons in 2011 and 2012. Josh Newman, The Salt Lake Tribune, 9 Aug. 2021 Whittingham has called Pledger more of a scatback, with his best comparison being former Utes running back John White, who registered back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons in 2011 and 2012. Josh Newman, The Salt Lake Tribune, 8 June 2021 Whittingham has called Pledger more of a scatback, with his best comparison being former Utes running back John White, who registered back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons in 2011 and 2012. Josh Newman, The Salt Lake Tribune, 8 June 2021 Whittingham has called Pledger more of a scatback, with his best comparison being former Utes running back John White, who registered back-to-back 1,000-yard seasons in 2011 and 2012. Josh Newman, The Salt Lake Tribune, 8 June 2021 See More

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First Known Use of scatback

1945, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for scatback

scat entry 1 + back

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“Scatback.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/scatback. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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