American football

noun

Definition of American football

  1. :  an American game that is played between two teams of 11 players each and in which the ball is moved forward by running or passing

Word by Word Definitions

footballplay
  1. :  any of several games played between two teams on a usually rectangular field having goalposts or goals at each end and whose object is to get the ball over a goal line, into a goal, or between goalposts by running, passing, or kicking: such as

    :  soccer

    :  rugby


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