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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Some eye-witnesses are suggesting he drop-kicked her.
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In a second quarter Brown sandwiched two penalty goals around a pair from Mallalieu, the first of whose was hastily but sweetly, drop-kicked after the ball was blown over as he approached it.
It had been 61 years since anyone had drop-kicked a ball in the NFL, but when Patriots quarterback Doug Flutie turned the trick Sunday, it didn't take long for the idea to catch on.
Heywood landed two further goals, the highlight being a drop-kicked effort from 10 metres in.
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Remarks made in the script by the lead character (no, not her--her husband) about gay people were considered so inflammatory (and, ultimately, fictional) that CBS drop-kicked the whole project over to queer and folksy Showtime.
The England fly-half drop-kicked the goal in the last seconds of extra time to beat Australia and win the World Cup.
The 24 year-old star who drop-kicked England to victory over Australia had a CT scan yesterday which showed the injury and medics believe it could well have happened during the big match.
THE nation got a taste of what it felt like to be World Cup winners when Jonny Wilkinson drop-kicked England to victory on Saturday.
However, with the clock way past full time, London Welsh worked it back and Lewis drop-kicked them to victory.