chop block

noun

Definition of chop block

American football

  1. :  a dangerous and illegal block aimed at the legs and especially knees of another player Smith is probably the victim of more chop blocks than any defender in the league. — Rick Telander

chop–block

play \ˈchäp-ˌbläk\ transitive verb Early in the fourth quarter of Kansas City's 26-10 win over Denver … Chiefs defensive tackle Chester McGlockton became enraged after being chop-blocked by Lepsis. — Michael Silver

First Known Use of chop block

1954


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