placekick


1place·kick

noun \ˈplās-ˌkik\

: a kick that is made in sports like American football and rugby when the ball has been put on the ground or is being held on the ground

Full Definition of PLACEKICK

:  the kicking of a ball (as a football) placed or held in a stationary position on the ground

First Known Use of PLACEKICK

1856

2placekick

transitive verb

Definition of PLACEKICK

1
:  to kick (a ball) from a stationary position
2
:  to score by means of a placekick
place·kick·er noun

First Known Use of PLACEKICK

1856

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