Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.

running back

noun, Football.
an offensive back, as a halfback or fullback, whose principal role is advancing the ball by running with it on plays from scrimmage. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for running back
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Men were running back and forth across the street––after Brown, he surmised.

    The Coyote James Roberts
  • His mind is retreating, running back to some other delusions.

    The Dark Door Alan Edward Nourse
  • While talking, the three boys had been running back to the garage.

    Dave Porter in the Gold Fields Edward Stratemeyer
  • There is nothing to prevent her from coming about and running back to Jacksonville.

    Up the River Oliver Optic
  • Our army cut 'em to pieces and sent 'em running back to their base!

    The Destroyers Gordon Randall Garrett

Word of the Day

Nearby words for running back

Word Value for running

Scrabble Words With Friends