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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

In football, a player who uses his foot to drive the ball (from a position where it is being held by a teammate) over the opponents' goal post.

Usage examples (27)
  • Instead, the Bengals tag placekicker Shayne "Moonlight" Graham.
  • Joe Namath and George Blanda (also a placekicker).
  • "I did not want to put too much pressure on the placekicker,"
  • Otherwise, the Giants probably would have to sign a new placekicker. for more
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