Meaning of flanker
Pronunciation: (flang'kur), [key]
- a person or thing that flanks.
- one of a body of soldiers placed on the flank of an army to guard a line of march.
- a fortification projecting so as to defend another work or to command the flank of an assailing body.
- Also calledflank&prim;er back&sec;.an offensive back who lines up outside of an end.
- Seesplit end.
- flanker (Thesaurus)