Definitions for "Veer"
To change direction; to turn; to shift; as, wind veers to the west or north.
To direct to a different course; to turn; to wear; as, to veer, or wear, a vessel.
Wind veers when its direction changes clockwise.
a type of option offense using 2 backs in the backfield, one behind each guard or tackle (referred to as split backs), allowing a triple option play (give to either back or quarterback keep).
The Veer is an option offense, currently run primarily on the high school level, that has been used on the collegiate, high school, and (with slight modifications) the professional level with varying degrees of success. The Veer is an effective, ball control offense that can help minimize mismatches in a game for a team. However, it can lead to turnovers with pitches and handoff option reads.
A quick running play whereby the back cuts, or veers, away from the pursuing defenders.