Definition of Drop-kick

1. Verb. Make the point after a touchdown with a dropkick.

Exact synonyms: Dropkick
Category relationships: Football, Football Game
Generic synonyms: Kick
Derivative terms: Dropkick



2. Verb. Drop and kick (a ball) as it touches the ground, as for a field goal.
Exact synonyms: Dropkick
Category relationships: Football, Football Game
Generic synonyms: Kick
Derivative terms: Dropkicker, Dropkicker

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Drop-kick

drooping lily sign
droopingly
droopings
droops
droopy
drop
drop-back
drop-backs
drop-ball
drop-dead
drop-down
drop-down list
drop-down menu
drop-in
drop-ins
drop-kick (current term)
drop-kicker
drop-leaf
drop-leaf table
drop-off
drop-off charge
drop-offs
drop-out
drop-seed
drop a bollock
drop a bombshell
drop a brick
drop a dime
drop a hint

Literary usage of Drop-kick

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1. Inside Football by Frank W. Cavanaugh (1919)
"CHAPTER XXXI DROP KICK AND PLACEMENT KICK THE starting signal, though admirable for punts, should not be used, except for some especially important reason, ..."

2. American Football by Charles Dudley Daly (1921)
"THE DROP KICK When the attack by running, passing, or kicking finds itself in ... The only difference between the drop-kick formation and the regular-kick ..."

3. The Young Folk's Cyclopædia of Games and Sports by John Denison Champlin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick (1890)
"(a) A Drop-Kick is made by letting the ball drop from the hands and kicking ... (e) A Kick-Out is a drop-kick, place-kick, or punt made by a player of the ..."

4. Walter Camp's Book of College Sports by Walter Camp (1900)
"There are three distinct styles of drop-kicking, and all of them good: first, the drop-kick, using but one hand to hold and drop the ball, the point being ..."

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