Definition of wideout in US English:



American Football
  • A wide receiver.

    • ‘But to turn the Ravens into Super Bowl contenders again, he needs wideouts and offensive linemen.’
    • ‘Look at all of the quality running backs, blockers, and wideouts.’
    • ‘You end up with linebackers trying to cover a wideout that's playing tight end.’
    • ‘In such a strong year for wideouts, why go for a player with so many question marks?’
    • ‘In addition, too many wideouts and defensive linemen have not been maximized.’