[haf-bak, hahf-] /ˈhæfˌbæk, ˈhɑf-/


(in soccer, Rugby, field hockey, etc.) a player stationed near the forward line to carry out chiefly offensive duties.
(rugby) either the scrum half or the stand-off half
(soccer, old-fashioned) any of three players positioned behind the line of forwards and in front of the fullbacks
any of certain similar players in other team sports
the position of a player who is halfback


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