touch football


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touch football

n.
A variety of football in which the advancement of the ball is stopped by touching rather than tackling the ball carrier.

touch football

n
(American Football) an informal version of American football chiefly characterized by players being touched rather than tackled

touch′ foot′ball


n.
a kind of football in which a touch is used instead of a tackle to stop the ballcarrier.
[1930–1935]
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Noun1.touch football - a version of American football in which the ball carrier is touched rather than tackledtouch football - a version of American football in which the ball carrier is touched rather than tackled
American football, American football game - a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
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