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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The Total Recall and Terminator star, 71, was at the Arnold Classic Africa sports event in South Africa when he was suddenly drop-kicked from behind.
The Hollywood hardman, 71, was suddenly drop-kicked from behind by a random man at the Arnold Classic Africa sports event in South Africa.
The Terminator star, 71, was drop-kicked at the Arnold Classic Africa sports event in South Africa.
Some eye-witnesses are suggesting he drop-kicked her.
The Pumas are strong in the pack on paper but their back division is weaker than the one who drop-kicked and thrilled - in equal measure - their way to third spot in the 2007 World Cup.
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.
Heywood landed two further goals, the highlight being a drop-kicked effort from 10 metres in.
The ex-GP, from Caerleon, believes he has found a 2ft by 2ft medieval sandstone sculpture that shows a ball about to be drop-kicked.
He has not played at any level since suffering a knee ligament problem during Newcastle's Heineken Cup pool defeat against PerpignanBut Wilkinson has not played international rug by since the World Cup final win against Australia in November 2003, when he drop-kicked England to an extra-time victory.
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 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.