wideout

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

Definition of wideout

Examples of wideout in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web

The current crop of college wideouts is the best in recent memory, and a few players are well-positioned to earn a visit to New York in December. The Si Staff, SI.com, "Bold Predictions for the 2019 College Football Season," 28 Aug. 2019 Johnson was one of two wideouts absent from early portions of practice last Wednesday along with freshman Lance Wilhoite, who has been limited with an apparent hamstring injury. oregonlive.com, "Oregon WR Juwan Johnson returns to practice, ’100 percent’ healthy," 26 Aug. 2019 All four of the wideouts are back with a new offensive coordinator in Steve Sarkisian. Michael Casagrande | Mcasagrande@al.com, al, "How Jaylen Waddle wants to improve in ‘creative’ Alabama offense," 24 Aug. 2019 Two of the returning wideouts are senior Victor Seneres and junior Tajae Brooks. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Escondido junior destined to be the QB for pop’s alma mater," 20 Aug. 2019 Of the dozen wideouts presently on the roster, only one other than Larry Fitzgerald has appeared in more than 17 NFL games. Bob Mcmanaman, azcentral, "Michael Crabtree could still be on Arizona Cardinals' radar because 'anything can happen'," 5 Aug. 2019 The second-leading returning wideout has 13 career catches and the leading returning rusher (and projected starter), sophomore Ricky Slade, has 45 career carries. Max Meyer, SI.com, "College Football Win Totals: Best Bets in the Big Ten," 2 Aug. 2019 The Owls will look for major contributions from drastically different-looking wideouts in the 5-foot-8, 155-pound Willie Wright and 6-foot-4, 210-pound John Mitchell. David Furones, sun-sentinel.com, "Five storylines going into FAU fall football camp," 31 July 2019 Cal’s top three returning wideouts — Jordan Duncan, Jeremiah Hawkins and Nikki Remigio — combined for 47 catches last season. Jeff Faraudo, The Mercury News, "Cal Football: Bears begin fall camp focused on making offensive improvements," 30 July 2019

These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'wideout.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.

See More

First Known Use of wideout

1967, in the meaning defined above

Keep scrolling for more

Learn More about wideout

Statistics for wideout

Last Updated

6 Sep 2019

Look-up Popularity

Time Traveler for wideout

The first known use of wideout was in 1967

See more words from the same year

More from Merriam-Webster on wideout

Rhyming Dictionary: Words that rhyme with wideout

Comments on wideout

What made you want to look up wideout? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

authorized for issue (as a bond)

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Musical Words Quiz

  • gramophone
  • Which word describes a musical performance marked by the absence of instrumental accompaniment?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!