drop kick

drop kick

noun Football.
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 ).


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[drop-kik] Football.
verb (used with object)
to score (a field goal or point after touchdown) by a drop kick.
to kick (the ball as dropped for a drop kick).
verb (used without object)
to make a drop kick.


drop-kicker, noun
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drop kick
1.  punt Compare place kick a kick in certain sports such as rugby, in which the ball is dropped and kicked as it bounces from the ground
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.  slang (Austral) a stupid or worthless person
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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