Definitions

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  • n. An impromptu soccer game without strict adherence to the rules.

Etymologies

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kick +‎ around

Examples

  • It remains my enduring image of Sir Bobby – a man who took such joy in football even the sight of a few workmen having a kickaround in the park was enough to distract him from his dinner.

    How England's north-east feast at Italia 90 turned into famine

  • The fact their highlights package on semi-final night included a clip of Ned Boulting saying "Hi, I'm Ned Boulting, and I am in a shebeen," and another of Chiles being hit in the nuts during a kickaround, tells you all you need to know about ITV's World Cup.

    World Cup final: BBC and ITV pat an entire continent on the head

  • Ashley Gallagher was sharing a kickaround in the street with his brother and pals when he says a gust of wind blew the ball into the new Vauxall Astra.

    Waterloo Sunset « POLICE INSPECTOR BLOG

  • You really need to warm up properly or anything could happen and if you spent lots of time on the deck then getting up its going to hurt in the pecs later I dont know how vigorous this ‘kick’ was but I have been known to get excited and go for the odd diving mark in a kickaround!

    Cheeseburger Gothic » The Weigh In.

  • Having an initial kickaround in the Meadows on Monday at 6: 30pm, feel free to give me a shout on jeffrey. breslin@gmail.com if keen, or can't make it but still interested etc ....

    The real reason for my blog....

  • It is nothing like any park you know in London, our beloved royal parks with their formal axes, romantic follies and large open spaces perfect for a kickaround or picnic.

    Evening Standard - Home

  • Friday's Exhibit A: The Netherlands 11, San Marino 0, with four goals for Robin van Persie in the kickaround.

    NYT > Home Page

  • Armin takes me to the small patch of grass where he, Dzeko and their pals would dare to have a kickaround when they thought it safe.

    Telegraph.co.uk - Telegraph online, Daily Telegraph and Sunday Telegraph

  • Justin Kavanagh notes: "If this was a New Year's family kickaround, the gormless Obertan would be the weak little brother allowed to play with the big boys: Neville now resembles the aging uncle, huffing and puffing and yards off the pace, but getting away with hacking people, because it's old Uncle Nev, after all."

    The Guardian World News

  • The kickaround involved a group of Liverpool schoolboys who were at a soccer school run by former England star Trevor Sinclair.

    Mirror.co.uk - News

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