Associations to the word «Kickoff»


KICKOFF, noun. Alternative spelling of kick-off
KICKOFF MEETING, noun. Alternative spelling of kick-off meeting
KICKOFF RETURNER, noun. (American football) a player on the receiving side whose primary job is to catch the football during a kickoff and carry the ball.
KICKOFF RETURNERS, noun. (American football) plural of kickoff returner

Dictionary definition

KICKOFF, noun. (football) a kick from the center of the field to start a football game or to resume it after a score.
KICKOFF, noun. The time at which something is supposed to begin; "they got an early start"; "she knew from the get-go that he was the man for her".
KICKOFF, noun. A start given to contestants; "I was there with my parents at the kickoff".

Wise words

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