fly half

noun

rugby another name for stand-off half

Nearby words

  1. fly blister,
  2. fly block,
  3. fly book,
  4. fly front,
  5. fly gallery,
  6. fly high,
  7. fly honeysuckle,
  8. fly in the face of,
  9. fly in the ointment,
  10. fly line

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Examples from the Web for fly half

  • He slings the pill out to the fly-half, who starts the three-quarters going.

    The Adventures of Sally|P. G. Wodehouse
  • Rush after rush he stopped, just as Fitzgerald was looking dangerous, and he brought down his fly-half every time.

  • He handed off Wilkinson, dodged the fly-half, and made for the centre of the ground.