quick kick
noun Date: circa 1940 a punt in football especially on first, second, or third down made from a running or passing formation and designed to take the opposing team by surprise

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  • quick kick — quick′ kick′ n. spo an abrupt punt in football made to catch the defensive team by surprise • Etymology: 1935–40 …   From formal English to slang

  • Quick kick — In American football and Canadian football, a quick kick is any punt made under conditions such that the opposing team should not expect a punt. Typically this has been a kick from scrimmage from a formation that is, or resembles, one usually… …   Wikipedia

  • quick kick — noun : a punt in football made on first, second, or third down from a running or passing formation and designed to take the opposing team by surprise * * * Football. a punt, usually on second or third down, made from an offensive formation not… …   Useful english dictionary

  • quick kick — Football. a punt, usually on second or third down, made from an offensive formation not usually used for kicking, intended to go beyond the opposing safety men in order to prevent a possible runback. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

  • quick-kick|er — «KWIHK KIHK uhr», noun. a football player skilled in kicking surprise punts over the other team s safety man …   Useful english dictionary

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  • kick — kick1 [ kık ] verb *** 1. ) intransitive or transitive to hit something or someone with your foot: Mom! Jimmy kicked me! Some children will bite and kick when they get angry. kick something open/closed/shut: Jerry kicked the door open. kick… …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

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