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pull-back (plural pull-backs)

  1. (sports) An attacking pass from the wing into a position further from the attacking goal line.
    • 2010 December 29, Sam Sheringham, “Liverpool 0 - 1 Wolverhampton”, in BBC[1]:
      The Reds carved the first opening of the second period as Glen Johnson's pull-back found David Ngog but the Frenchman hooked wide from six yards.
  2. Alternative spelling of pullback