soccer
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈsɒk.ə/
  • (America) IPA: /ˈsɑk.ɚ/
Noun

soccer (uncountable)

  1. association football
    Synonyms: association football, soccer football, football, Thesaurus:football
Related terms Translations Verb

soccer (soccers, present participle soccering; past and past participle soccered)

  1. (Australian rules football) To kick the football directly off the ground, without using one's hands.
    • 1990 Geoffrey Blainey, A Game of Our Own: The Origins of Australian Football, 2003, Black Inc. Publishing, p73.
      The rule seems to have encouraged players to soccer the ball along the ground.
    • 2008, John Devaney, Full Points Footy′s WA Football Companion, [http://books.google.com.au/books?id=KJVQI-D2Y3IC&pg=PA334&lpg=PA334&dq=%22soccered%22|%22soccering%22+australia+-intitle:%22%22+-inauthor:%22%22&source=bl&ots=bFFj2s1Wqn&sig=j5yD5sD85WtwNUs5qaYg14UfX3E&hl=en&sa=X&ei=vFhXUJ6CJMWZiQfN7YH4Bw&redir_esc=y#v=onepage&q=%22soccered%22|%22soccering%22%20australia%20-intitle%3A%22%22%20-inauthor%3A%22%22&f=false page 334],
      […] West Perth seemed on the verge of victory, only to succumb by 4 points after a soccered goal from Old Easts with less than half a minute remaining.
    • 2010 March 27, Michael Whiting, “Lions give Fev debut to remember”, AFL - The official site of the Australian Football League.
      Fevola showed the best and worst of his play after dropping a simple chest mark, only to regather seconds later and soccer the ball through from the most acute of angles.



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