wide receiver

noun Football.
an offensive player positioned wide of the formation, as a split end, used primarily as a pass receiver.


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wide receiver
American football a player whose function is to catch long passes from the quarterback

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Talented skill players at running back and wide receiver.
Branch lined up in the slot between another wide receiver and the line of scrimmage.
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