dropkick : Definition, Usages, News and More

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  • n  (football) kicking (as for a field goal) in which the football is dropped and kicked as it touches the ground
  • v  make the point after a touchdown with a dropkick
  • v  drop and kick (a ball) as it touches the ground, as for a field goal

  • When restrictions were lifted from the use of the forward pass 20 years ago, the pass began to supplant the dropkick as a scoring maneuver.
  • He made the dropkick that tied the score instead of trying for a touchdown.
  • Paul Scull's long dropkick in the first quarter was enough to turn a well-played and well-attended game to the credit of Pennsylvania.
News & Articles


  • Verne Gagne in TurnTo23.com
    I had 18 people ready for them,Gagne said after training a recent WWE crop of newbies. "And Stephanie said, Well, Greg, you did a good job but you're teaching the kids to dropkick the wrong way. I said, 'Steph, I made my living throwing...
  • Joe Gittleman in Asbury Park Press
    There's certainly a pride for our city that we share with The Dropkick Murphys, aside from just being friends from the scene,said Bosstones bassist Joe Gittleman, calling in from Chicago a few days before the show. "When the Bosstones...
  • Ken Casey in Boston Herald
    Whatever we've got to do to get in here,Casey added. "They gave us these passes a couple of days ago and you never want to give a Dropkick Murphy an all-access pass too early . . . I don't think I've gone home since I got it."

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