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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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ML: A player who runs back a ball which has been punted or kicked. Also: A person who takes things back. Also: A person who goes back to work after a break, esp a woman who has had children

Usage examples (23)
  • He started feeling his oats in the running game late in the season and was a threat as a receiver and punt returner from the start.
  • A great returner is only a great returner with great blocking.
  • He said acquiring a player whose primary role is a returner is a "luxury."
  • Brian Aston, a punt returner for the Argos taught Phys. for more
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