Prop who plays on the left hand side of the front row of the scrum(noun)
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Use "loosehead" in a sentence
"The England manager has Leicester's Dan Cole as his established tighthead, with Davey Wilson of Bath in contention, while Gloucester's Paul Doran-Jones, rated by both Vickery and the England management, understudies Sale's Andrew Sheridan at loosehead."
"Johnson now has some ticklish decisions to make in all three rows of the scrum, Tim Payne, the incumbent loosehead prop, having fared so badly against Northampton on Sunday that he was withdrawn at half-time."
"The only change to England's starting line-up on Thursday will be the return of Andrew Sheridan at loosehead prop."