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placekick

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noun place·kick \ˈplās-ˌkik\

Definition of placekick

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

1845

First Known Use of placekick

1845


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placekick

verb place·kick

Definition of placekick

  1. transitive verb
  2. 1 :  to kick (a ball) from a stationary position

  3. 2 :  to score by means of a placekick

placekicker

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1845

First Known Use of placekick

1845


PLACEKICK Defined for English Language Learners

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placekick

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noun place·kick \ˈplās-ˌkik\

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

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noun place·kick \ˈplās-ˌkik\

Definition of placekick for Students

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

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