corner kick

noun
Updated on: 19 Apr 2018

Definition of corner kick

: a free kick from a corner of a soccer field awarded to an attacker when a defender plays the ball out-of-bounds over the end line

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First Known Use of corner kick

1882

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  • soccer : a free kick from the corner of the field near the opponent's goal


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