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drop kick

noun, Football.
1.
a kick made by dropping a football to the ground and kicking it as it starts to bounce up.
Compare place kick, punt1 (def 1).
Origin
1835-1845
1835-45

drop-kick

[drop-kik] /ˈdrɒpˈkɪk/
verb (used with object)
1.
to score (a field goal or point after touchdown) by a drop kick.
2.
to kick (the ball as dropped for a drop kick).
verb (used without object)
3.
to make a drop kick.
Origin
1870-75
Related forms
drop-kicker, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for drop kick

drop kick

noun
1.
a kick in certain sports such as rugby, in which the ball is dropped and kicked as it bounces from the ground Compare punt2 , place kick
2.
a wrestling attack, illegal in amateur wrestling, in which a wrestler leaps in the air and kicks his opponent in the face or body with both feet
3.
(Austral, slang) a stupid or worthless person
verb
4.
to kick (a ball, etc) using a drop kick
5.
to kick (an opponent in wrestling) by the use of a drop kick
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