free kick


noun Soccer.

an unhindered kick of a stationary ball, usually awarded to a player as the result of a foul committed by a player from the opposing team.

Nearby words

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  2. free graft,
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  8. free list,
  9. free liver,
  10. free love


Origin of free kick

First recorded in 1870–75

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free kick

noun

soccer a place kick awarded for a foul or infringement, either direct, from which a goal may be scored, or indirect, from which the ball must be touched by at least one other player for a goal to be allowed
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