penalty kick


: a kick in soccer or rugby that a player makes when the other team has broken a rule

Full Definition of PENALTY KICK

:  a free kick in rugby
:  a free kick at the goal in soccer made from a point 12 yards in front of the goal and allowed for certain violations within a designated area around the goal

First Known Use of PENALTY KICK



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July 06, 2015
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