split end


split end
noun
(football) an offensive end who lines up at a distance from the other linemen (Freq. 1)
Topics: ↑football, ↑football game
Hypernyms: ↑end

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noun
: an offensive end in football who lines up usually several yards to the side of the formation

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Football.
an offensive end who lines up some distance outside the formation on the line of scrimmage as a pass receiver. Also called flanker, spread end.
[1950-55, Amer.]

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split end noun
1. The end of a hair that has split
2. An offensive end player who lines up some distance from the formation (American football)
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Main Entry:split

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split end,
Football. an end separate few yards from the line of scrimmage to enable him to get quickly downfield to catch passes.

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n.
1) usu. split ends a tip of a person's hair that has split from dryness or ill-treatment
2) Football an offensive end positioned on the line of scrimmage but several yards away from the other linemen

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ˌsplit ˈend [split end] noun
a hair on your head that has divided into parts at the end because it is dry or in poor condition

shampoo for split ends


Useful english dictionary. 2012.