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placekick

noun place·kick \ ˈplās-ˌkik \

Definition of placekick

:the kicking of a ball (such as a football) placed or held in a stationary position on the ground

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First Known Use of placekick

1845


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placekick

verb

Definition of placekick

transitive verb
1 :to kick (a ball) from a stationary position
2 :to score by means of a placekick

placekicker

noun

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First Known Use of placekick

1845


PLACEKICK Defined for English Language Learners

placekick

noun

Definition of placekick for English Language Learners

  • : a kick that is made in sports like American football and rugby when the ball has been put on the ground or is being held on the ground


PLACEKICK Defined for Kids

placekick

noun place·kick \ ˈplās-ˌkik \

Definition of placekick for Students

:a kick in football made with the ball held in place on the ground

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