free kick


free kick

noun

soccer : a kick that is made without being stopped or slowed by an opponent and that is allowed because of a foul by an opponent

Full Definition of FREE KICK

:  a kick (as in football, soccer, or rugby) with which an opponent may not interfere; especially :  such a kick in any direction awarded because of an infraction of the rules by an opponent

First Known Use of FREE KICK

1882

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: Free Kirk
Previous Word in the Dictionary: free jazz
All Words Near: free kick

Seen & Heard

What made you want to look up free kick? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).