goal kick
noun Date: 1891 a free kick in soccer awarded to a defensive player when the ball is driven out of bounds over the end line by an opposing player

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  • goal kick — n. Soccer a free kick by the defensive team from near its goal, awarded after the offensive team plays the ball across the goal line but not into the goal …   English World dictionary

  • goal kick — ► NOUN 1) Soccer a free kick taken by the defending side after attackers send the ball over the byline. 2) Rugby an attempt to kick a goal …   English terms dictionary

  • goal kick — goal ,kick noun count an occasion when a GOALKEEPER kicks the ball toward the opposite goal during a game of soccer in order to start the game again …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • goal kick — noun : a kick in awarded a defending soccer player when the ball is driven by a member of the opposing team over the end line but not between the goalposts * * * Soccer. a free kick taken by a defensive player after the ball, having last been… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Goal kick — A goal kick is a method of restarting play in a game of association football (soccer). AwardA goal kick is awarded to the defending team when the ball leaves the field of play by wholly crossing the goal line (either on the ground or in the air)… …   Wikipedia

  • goal kick — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms goal kick : singular goal kick plural goal kicks an occasion when a goalkeeper kicks the ball forward during a game of football in order to start the game again …   English dictionary

  • goal-kick — noun 1. (rugby) an attempt to kick a goal • Topics: ↑rugby, ↑rugby football, ↑rugger • Hypernyms: ↑kick, ↑boot, ↑kicking 2. ( …   Useful english dictionary

  • goal kick — noun 1》 Soccer a free kick taken by the defending side from within their goal area after attackers send the ball over the byline. 2》 Rugby an attempt to kick a goal. Derivatives goal kicker noun (Rugby). goal kicking noun (Rugby) …   English new terms dictionary

  • goal kick — /ˈgoʊl kɪk/ (say gohl kik) noun (in soccer) a free kick from within the goal area taken by the defending side if the ball has crossed the goal line after last being touched by a member of the attacking side. –goal kicking, noun …   Australian English dictionary

  • goal kick — Soccer. a free kick taken by a defensive player after the ball, having last been touched by an offensive player, has gone out of bounds over the goal line. * * * …   Universalium

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