drop kick


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drop kick

n. Sports
A kick made by dropping a ball to the ground and kicking it just as it starts to rebound.

drop′-kick′ v.

drop kick

n
1. (Rugby) a kick in certain sports such as rugby, in which the ball is dropped and kicked as it bounces from the ground. Compare punt2, place kick
2. (Wrestling) a wrestling attack, illegal in amateur wrestling, in which a wrestler leaps in the air and kicks his opponent in the face or body with both feet
3. slang Austral a stupid or worthless person
vb
4. (Rugby) to kick (a ball, etc) using a drop kick
5. (Wrestling) to kick (an opponent in wrestling) by the use of a drop kick

drop′ kick`


n.
a kick made by dropping a ball to the ground and kicking it as it starts to bounce up.
[1835–45]
drop′-kick`, v.t., v.i.
drop′-kick`er, n.
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I fought the urge to drop kick Roland, the Italian midget who, I felt, was attracting too much attention simply standing there in his top hat and red nose.
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