Translation of tailback in Spanish:


caravana, n.

Pronunciation /ˈteɪlbak//ˈteɪlbæk/


  • 1British

    caravana feminine
    (debida a un embotellamiento) cola feminine
  • 2

    (in US football)
    defensa ofensivo masculine
    defensa ofensiva feminine
    • On probably 75 percent of its running plays, Ohio State wants to run to the weak side of the offensive line, allowing the tailback to cut back to the strong side.
    • Peppers played tailback and defensive end, all the while keeping up with his basketball career.
    • On Bush's first touchdown reception, he lined up at tailback, but tight end Dominique Byrd was also in the backfield, creating a dilemma for the defense.
    • He has been a tailback, a wide receiver and a part-time quarterback.
    • Ginn will line up at wide receiver, tailback and quarterback and return kicks - all in the name of getting more touches.