drop punt

drop punt
A kick made by dropping the ball and kicking it before it touches the ground.

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  • Drop punt — A drop punt is a type of kick in various codes of football. It is the primary method of disposing the ball by foot in Australian rules football and the name describes its technique. The ball is held vertically, and dropped and kicked before it… …   Wikipedia

  • drop-punt — /ˈdrɒp pʌnt/ (say drop punt) noun 1. a punt kick executed so that the football moves through the air with a backwards lengthwise spin, as a drop kick. –verb (t) 2. to kick (a football) thus …  

  • Punt (football) — A punt in some codes of football, especially American football and Rugby football, is performed when the ball is kicked without letting it hit the ground first mdash; in contrast to a drop kick.A punt is a play in American football and Canadian… …   Wikipedia

  • Punt kick — The Punt kick is one of, if not the most common style of kicking in football games. It is described as kicking the ball without the ball first hitting the ground. It is practised in many sports to some degree: Australian rules football, American… …   Wikipedia

  • drop kick — noun a) A kick made by dropping the ball on the ground and kicking it as it bounces up. Now gone from the game, replaced by the drop punt. b) A kick made by dropping the ball to the ground and kicking it after it bounces. A field goal or point… …   Wiktionary

  • Drop kick — For other uses, see Drop kick (disambiguation). Not to be confused with dropkick. A drop kick is a type of kick in various codes of football. It involves a player dropping the ball and then kicking it when it bounces off the ground. It contrasts… …   Wikipedia

  • Drop kick (rugby union) — For other uses, see Drop kick (disambiguation). A drop kick in rugby union is a type of kick that involves someone dropping a ball and then kicking when it hits the ground, in contrast to a punt wherein the dropper kicks the ball without letting… …   Wikipedia

  • punt — punt1 punter, n. /punt/, n. 1. Football. a kick in which the ball is dropped and then kicked before it touches the ground. Cf. drop kick, place kick. 2. a small, shallow boat having a flat bottom and square ends, usually used for short outings on …   Universalium

  • punt — punts, punting, punted (Pronounced [[t]pʌ̱nt[/t]] for meanings 1, 2 and 4, and [[t]p ʊnt[/t]] for meaning 3.) 1) N COUNT A punt is a long boat with a flat bottom. You move the boat along by standing at one end and pushing a long pole against the… …   English dictionary

  • punt — punt1 [pʌnt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(boat)¦ 2 a punt 3¦(kick)¦ 4¦(money)¦ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ [Sense: 1 2; Date: 1000 1100; : Latin; Origin: ponto; PONTOON] [Sense: 3; Date: 1800 1900; Origin: PUNT21] [ …   Dictionary of contemporary English

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