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


Past participle: drop-kicked
Gerund: drop-kicking

Imperative
drop-kick
drop-kick
Present
I drop-kick
you drop-kick
he/she/it drop-kicks
we drop-kick
you drop-kick
they drop-kick
Preterite
I drop-kicked
you drop-kicked
he/she/it drop-kicked
we drop-kicked
you drop-kicked
they drop-kicked
Present Continuous
I am drop-kicking
you are drop-kicking
he/she/it is drop-kicking
we are drop-kicking
you are drop-kicking
they are drop-kicking
Present Perfect
I have drop-kicked
you have drop-kicked
he/she/it has drop-kicked
we have drop-kicked
you have drop-kicked
they have drop-kicked
Past Continuous
I was drop-kicking
you were drop-kicking
he/she/it was drop-kicking
we were drop-kicking
you were drop-kicking
they were drop-kicking
Past Perfect
I had drop-kicked
you had drop-kicked
he/she/it had drop-kicked
we had drop-kicked
you had drop-kicked
they had drop-kicked
Future
I will drop-kick
you will drop-kick
he/she/it will drop-kick
we will drop-kick
you will drop-kick
they will drop-kick
Future Perfect
I will have drop-kicked
you will have drop-kicked
he/she/it will have drop-kicked
we will have drop-kicked
you will have drop-kicked
they will have drop-kicked
Future Continuous
I will be drop-kicking
you will be drop-kicking
he/she/it will be drop-kicking
we will be drop-kicking
you will be drop-kicking
they will be drop-kicking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been drop-kicking
you have been drop-kicking
he/she/it has been drop-kicking
we have been drop-kicking
you have been drop-kicking
they have been drop-kicking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been drop-kicking
you will have been drop-kicking
he/she/it will have been drop-kicking
we will have been drop-kicking
you will have been drop-kicking
they will have been drop-kicking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been drop-kicking
you had been drop-kicking
he/she/it had been drop-kicking
we had been drop-kicking
you had been drop-kicking
they had been drop-kicking
Conditional
I would drop-kick
you would drop-kick
he/she/it would drop-kick
we would drop-kick
you would drop-kick
they would drop-kick
Past Conditional
I would have drop-kicked
you would have drop-kicked
he/she/it would have drop-kicked
we would have drop-kicked
you would have drop-kicked
they would have drop-kicked

drop-kick


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A ball dropped and kicked on the bounce.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.drop-kick - make the point after a touchdown with a dropkick
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
kick - drive or propel with the foot
2.drop-kick - drop and kick (a ball) as it touches the ground, as for a field goal
football, football game - any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
kick - drive or propel with the foot
References in classic literature ?
They joined the boys who had brought it out, all small School-house fellows, friends of East; and Tom had the pleasure of trying his skill, and performed very creditably, after first driving his foot three inches into the ground, and then nearly kicking his leg into the air, in vigorous efforts to accomplish a drop-kick after the manner of East.
No need to call, though: the School- house captain of quarters has caught it on the bound, dodges the foremost School boys, who are heading the rush, and sends it back with a good drop-kick well into the enemy's country.
And if these miss the ball, and it rolls dangerously in front of our goal, Crab Jones and his men have seized it and sent it away towards the sides with the unerring drop-kick.
Russell missed two drop-kick attempts to win it but he retained his belief.
He was attempting to kick the stewards in a drop-kick motion, and then he threw a punch towards them," said Stephen Davies, prosecuting.
Saracens fan Stuart Tinner won the jackpot by hitting the crossbar with a drop-kick in his socks and without even taking his coat off.
Curiously, referee Carl Boyeson then restarted the game with a drop-kick rather than a corner or a free-kick for offside.
DEFENDING champions the Bulls were sent crashing to a third straight defeat on the road as a late drop-kick from Nick Evans gave Auckland Blues a 23-21 win.
Hernandez has been a key figure in Argentina's impressive victories over France and Ireland and Parks said: "You watch the way he strikes the ball, especially on the drop-kick, and it's very smooth.
In Wilkinson's Hotshots, the rugby hero will share his sporting tips, including how to copy the famous drop-kick which won the World Cup for England.
And there could be more on the way -thanks to Jonny Wilkinson's drop-kick World Cup winner
Fly-half Dave Walder followed the lead of club-mate Jonny Wilkinson in Sydney on Saturday to clinch a 19-15 victory for Newcastle with a late drop-kick against London Irish in atrocious conditions at Madejski Stadium yesterday.