weak side

noun

Definition of weak side

1 : the side of a football formation having the smaller number of players; specifically : the side of a formation away from the tight end
2 : the side of a court or field (as in basketball or soccer) away from the ball

weakside

play \ˈwēk-ˌsīd\ adjective

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First Known Use of weak side

1940


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