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Origin of kickoff
Example sentences from the Web for kickoff
On Thursday, Ray hosts the Burger Bash, the kick-off—and high point—of the South Beach Wine and Food Festival.
But in the furious battle that developed from the kick-off, it was evident that the "Maroons" were very lively corpses.Bert Wilson on the Gridiron|J. W. Duffield
Would he fail to appear when the team lined up for the kick-off?The Galloping Ghost|Roy J. Snell
“This is the merest curtain-riser, just a sort of kick-off,” he was saying.Aladdin & Co.|Herbert Quick
High School was given the ball for the kick-off and a short lift dropped it into the arms of Pearson near the twenty-yard line.Center Rush Rowland|Ralph Henry Barbour
The party that loses the toss has the privilege of “kick-off.”
British Dictionary definitions for kickoff
verb (intr, adverb)
- a place kick from the centre of the field in a game of football
- the time at which the first such kick is due to take placekickoff is at 2.30 p.m
- the beginning of something
- for a kickoff to begin with
Idioms and Phrases with kickoff
Start, begin, as in They kicked off the celebration with a parade. This term alludes to starting play by kicking the ball in soccer, football, and similar sports. [Mid-1800s]
See kick in, def. 2.