free kick

noun

Definition of free kick

:a kick (as in football, soccer, or rugby) with which an opponent may not interfere; especially :such a kick in any direction awarded because of an infraction of the rules by an opponent

First Known Use of free kick

1862


FREE KICK Defined for English Language Learners

free kick

noun

Definition of free kick for English Language Learners

  • soccer : a kick that is made without being stopped or slowed by an opponent and that is allowed because of a foul by an opponent


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