banana kick

noun

soccer or rugby
: a kick striking the right or left side of the ball that causes the ball to curve laterally in the air

Word History

First Known Use

1975, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of banana kick was in 1975

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“Banana kick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/banana%20kick. Accessed 23 Feb. 2024.

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