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wide receiver

noun, Football.
1.
an offensive player positioned wide of the formation, as a split end, used primarily as a pass receiver.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70
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  • Branch lined up in the slot between another wide receiver and the line of scrimmage.
British Dictionary definitions for wide receiver

wide receiver

noun
1.
(American football) a player whose function is to catch long passes from the quarterback
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