broken-field broken-field

Definition(s):

  • (adj) varying in direction suddenly and frequently

Usage(s):

  1. One key arrest comes after a manic broken-field chase through the pushcarts and costermongers of New York's Fulton Fish Market.
  2. Instead, he tried some broken-field running, using a coconut as a surrogate football, then exhibited a leisurely overhand crawl through the Pacific surf.
  3. What sets Bellino apart is his flair for broken-field running.

Quotes

  • "He looked fantastic," Newcastle coach Brian Smith said of Mullen. "When he gets the ball in a broken-field situation or with some momentum, he's dynamite carrying the ball."
    on May 4, 2008 By: Brian Smith Source: International Herald Tribune

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