Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia.


a.1.Capable or deserving of being kicked.
Mentioned in ?
References in classic literature ?
The contrast was as striking as it could have been eighteen years before, when Rigg was a most unengaging kickable boy, and Raffles was the rather thick-set Adonis of bar-rooms and back-parlors.
The Londoners conceded a number of penalties - seven of which were kickable - that allowed AJ MacGinty to take the Sharks to a vital victory and deny Quins a losing bonus-point.
They did enough to win, and could have done so with a very kickable penalty chance which was turned down for an unsuccessful catch and drive.
The Steelmen had a kickable penalty of their own soon after, but opted for touch and were unable to convert the opportunity into points.
Even though Ulster dominated in the second half, after leading 3-0 at the break through John Cooney's early penalty, they failed to score on a number of occasions after turning down kickable shots at goal.
efforts Moore "Conceding 10 kickable penalties was the only thing that threatened to undo the Lions' efforts, but with Kiwi fly-half Beauden Barrett having an off day, they rode their luck and were deserved winners.
The score that day at the Millennium Stadium was 26-25, with Wales' last-ditch efforts to secure a late, kickable penalty for Gavin Henson in vain.
Penalties came fast and furious for the home side and they should have increased their lead, but failed to convert them into points from kickable positions.
"We gave them three kickable penalties and that was probably the difference," said the 35-year-old.
Without Chris Hala'ufia, their forwards lacked any bite, they made plenty of unforced errors and Ian Humphreys missed two kickable penalties at vital stages.
Flanker Rob Bell was the match-winner in difficult conditions, being driven over for the decisive score eight minutes from time after a kickable penalty was sent out for a line-out.
Ashton defended skipper Chris Robshaw who turned down kickable penalties when England were still in the hunt and insisted Stuart Lancaster's new-look side are still on the up.