miskick

verb
mis·​kick | \ ˌmis-ˈkik How to pronounce miskick (audio) \
miskicked; miskicking

Definition of miskick

transitive + intransitive

sports
: to kick in a faulty manner … when the ball is knocked into the box seven minutes from time, he miskicks so violently that he falls over …— Nick Hornby : to kick wrongly One minute later, Italy's Cristian Zaccardo tried to clear a United States free kick and miskicked the ball into the Italian goal.— Jere Longman

Other Words from miskick

miskick \ ˈmis-​ˌkik How to pronounce miskick (audio) \ noun, plural miskicks
We got off to a slow start and had a lot of miskicks and missed shots. — Kory Pinard

First Known Use of miskick

1891, in the meaning defined above

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“Miskick.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/miskick. Accessed 29 Sep. 2020.

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