Associations to the word «Football»

Wiktionary

FOOTBALL, noun. (general) A sport played on foot in which teams attempt to get a ball into a goal or zone defended by the other team.
FOOTBALL, noun. (UK) (uncountable) association football: a game in which two teams each contend to get a round ball into the other team's goal primarily by kicking the ball. Known as soccer in Canada, the United States, Australia, and New Zealand.
FOOTBALL, noun. (US) (uncountable) American football: a game in which two teams attempt to get an ovoid ball to the end of each other's territory.
FOOTBALL, noun. (Canada) (uncountable) Canadian football: a game played on a wide field in which two teams attempt to get an ovoid ball to the end of each other's territory.
FOOTBALL, noun. (Australia) (Victoria) (South Australia) (Western Australia) (Tasmania) (Northern Territory) (uncountable) Australian rules football.
FOOTBALL, noun. (Ireland) (uncountable) Gaelic football: a field game played with similar rules to hurling, but using hands and feet rather than a stick, and a ball, similar to, yet smaller than a soccer ball.
FOOTBALL, noun. (Australia) (New South Wales) (Queensland) (uncountable) rugby league.
FOOTBALL, noun. (Australia) (Ireland) (New Zealand) rugby union
FOOTBALL, noun. (countable) The ball used in any game called "football".
FOOTBALL, noun. (uncountable) Practise of these particular games, or techniques used in them.
FOOTBALL, noun. (figuratively) (countable) An item of discussion, particularly in a back-and-forth manner
FOOTBALL, noun. (slang) (countable) The nickname of the leather briefcase containing classified nuclear war plans, which is always near the US President.
FOOTBALL FIELD, noun. (American football) A playing field on which the game of football is played.
FOOTBALL FIELD, noun. An informal unit of measure of area, equal to 57,600 square feet or 1.32 acres.
FOOTBALL FIELDS, noun. Plural of football field
FOOTBALL KNUCKLES, noun. (slang) (plurale tantum) testicles
FOOTBALL MINUTE, noun. A time interval that has been called a minute but which actually takes much longer.
FOOTBALL MINUTES, noun. Plural of football minute
FOOTBALL PITCH, noun. A playing field on which the game of football is played.
FOOTBALL PLAYER, noun. (American football) One who plays American football.
FOOTBALL PLAYER, noun. (soccer) One who plays soccer, that is, football.
FOOTBALL PLAYER, noun. A large intimidating male.
FOOTBALL PLAYERS, noun. Plural of football player
FOOTBALL POOL, noun. A competition in which people try to predict the results of football matches and win money
FOOTBALL POOLS, noun. Plural of football pool
FOOTBALL TENNIS, noun. (sports) A sport played with a ball over a net on a tennis-like playground, with the ball similar to the football one, and the net to the tennis one.

Dictionary definition

FOOTBALL, noun. 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.
FOOTBALL, noun. The inflated oblong ball used in playing American football.

Wise words

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