UK / US noun [countable]
Word forms "drop-kick":
singular drop-kick plural drop-kicks
a kick in rugby where a player drops the ball and kicks it as it comes up from the ground

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  • drop´kick´er — drop kick, a kick given to a football as it touches the ground after being dropped from the hands. drop kick, «DROP KIHK», transitive verb. to give (a football) a drop kick. –v.i. to make a drop kick. –drop´kick´er, noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • Drop kick — Drop Drop (dr[o^]p), n. [OE. drope, AS. dropa; akin to OS. dropo, D. drop, OHG. tropo, G. tropfen, Icel. dropi, Sw. droppe; and Fr. AS. dre[ o]pan to drip, drop; akin to OS. driopan, D. druipen, OHG. triofan, G. triefen, Icel. drj[=u]pa. Cf.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • drop-kick — drop kicker, n. /drop kik /, Football. v.t. 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). v.i. 3. to make a drop kick. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • drop kick — drop′ kick n. spo a kick made by dropping a ball to the ground and kicking it as it starts to bounce up • Etymology: 1835–45 drop′ kick , v.t. v.i. drop′ kick er, n …   From formal English to slang

  • drop kick — n. Rugby Football a kick in which the ball is dropped and kicked just as it hits the ground drop kick vt., vi. drop kicker n …   English World dictionary

  • drop kick — ► NOUN ▪ (chiefly in rugby) a kick made by dropping the ball and kicking it as it bounces …   English terms dictionary

  • Drop kick — For other uses, see Drop kick (disambiguation). Not to be confused with dropkick. A drop kick is a type of kick in various codes of football. It involves a player dropping the ball and then kicking it when it bounces off the ground. It contrasts… …   Wikipedia

  • drop kick — Football. a kick made by dropping a football to the ground and kicking it as it starts to bounce up. Cf. place kick, punt1 (def. 1). [1835 45] * * * drop kick noun 1. A kick made when the ball rebounds from the ground after dropping from the hand …   Useful english dictionary

  • drop kick — noun 1》 (chiefly in rugby) a kick made by dropping the ball and kicking it as it bounces. 2》 (chiefly in martial arts) a flying kick made while dropping to the ground. verb (drop kick) kick using a drop kick …   English new terms dictionary

  • drop-kick — /ˈdrɒp kɪk/ (say drop kik) Football –verb (t) 1. to give a drop kick to (a ball). –verb (i) 2. to execute a drop kick. –drop kicker, noun …  

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