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  • n. Alternative spelling of drop kick.
  • v. To drop (a ball) and kick it after it hits the ground.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. drop and kick (a ball) as it touches the ground, as for a field goal
  • v. make the point after a touchdown with a dropkick


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  • The score remained 22-22 until the game went into extra time, when Andrew launched a drop-kick from 45 metres and England went through to the semi-final with their first victory against Australia in the southern hemisphere.

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  • “Get off me afore I drop-kick your tiny asses into the next star system,” Tychus growled, much less restrained with the little gaggle of pests.

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  • This feeling of sudden freedom and joy is accompanied by a dizzying drop-kick to the stomach, which can take away the very breath that could re-center me.

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  • I staggered into the cabin and set the alarm for four a.m. before I let drunken sorrow drop-kick me to la-la land.

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  • When the stereo began to play “Kung Fu Fighting,” Madda stopped body-slamming the women and began to drop-kick them instead.

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  • I pick it up and drop-kick the head across the room, screaming, "Take no prisoners!"

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  • My wife has been known to drop-kick a duffel bag across the kitchen in frustration, or storm out of the house in the middle of an argument for a long walk to who knows where.

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  • “I will give you forty-five seconds to tell me why I should not drop-kick your ass from here back to wherever it was you came from,” Ethan said, his anger just beginning to surface.

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  • I instinctively want to drop-kick this book on sight

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  • In fact, given that many high schools do actually drop-kick their music and art departments but have no problem buying whirlpools and new uniforms for the sports teams, it doesn't seem like it's too far off the mark, at least in terms of priorities.

    he's gotta have his dip-tet, honey


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