1. [ noun ] (sport,games) any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
Synonyms: football_game
Related terms: contact_sport field_game professional_football soccer American_football rugby completion blocking half return fair_catch interception reception halfback quarterback end place_kick kickoff fullback return center place-kicker split_end tailback wingback complete fullback dropkick ground dropkick passing midfield fake running football_score yard_marker ball_carrier back completed passer punter uncompleted broken-field dropkick tight_end place-kick winger kick drop-kick quarterback drop-kick tackle running_back rusher professional_football punt
2. [ noun ] (american football,games) the inflated oblong ball used in playing American football
Related terms: ball bladder
Similar spelling:   footballer