wide·​out | \ ˈwīd-ˌau̇t How to pronounce wideout (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The 6-2 wideout from Virginia had an excellent one-handed grab along the sideline during Saturday’s scrimmage. Jon Blau, The Indianapolis Star, "IU football notebook: Hoosiers 100% registered to vote, COVID testing updated, WKU game rescheduled," 6 Oct. 2020 While the three-time All-Pro ranks fourth in the league in receiving yards (397), Houston doesn’t have a single wideout in the top 10. Mike Jones, USA TODAY, "Opinion: Firing Bill O'Brien is just first step for Texans in addressing franchise's massive mess," 5 Oct. 2020 Casey Cain, now a senior wideout committed to Texas, scored on passes of 20 and 47 yards from Connelly in that game. Chris Dabe, NOLA.com, "Karr vs. Easton: Which quarterback has more big-game experience?," 3 Oct. 2020 Edwards was used more as a threat in the passing game, lining up as a wideout for quick-hitters and screen passes. Keith Dunlap, Detroit Free Press, "Clarkston football rallies to sink West Bloomfield in overtime, 24-21," 3 Oct. 2020 The wideout is playing in his first games since 2018. Tyler Dragon, The Enquirer, "Cincinnati Bengals WR A.J. Green: 'I'm just still rusty' two games into 2020 NFL season," 24 Sep. 2020 In the opener against UAB, Payton was in the wide receiver rotation as the Hurricanes' fourth wideout behind starters Michael Harley, Mark Pope and Dee Wiggins. David Furones, sun-sentinel.com, "ESPN’s Herbstreit raves about Hurricanes’ Rhett Lashlee and D’Eriq King," 23 Sep. 2020 With that, Huff took his spot in the four-wideout formation, took a couple steps towards the inside, shifted his defender out of place and Young delivered a touch pass that Huff could fight for from 15 yards out. Jonathan Saxon, The Courier-Journal, "Huff's first career score secures Oldham County's close win over Fern Creek," 3 Oct. 2020 The rookie wideout also isn’t satisfied with his blocking efforts. Tyler Dragon, The Enquirer, "Bengals notebook: Tee Higgins gives himself 'C' grade, update on right guard, plus more," 2 Oct. 2020

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1967, in the meaning defined above

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“Wideout.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/wideout. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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