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football

foot·ball

football

 
pronunciation:
fUt bawl
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a game played in the United States and Canada by two teams on a long field. Each team tries to score points by passing or carrying the ball to the other team's end of the playing area, or by kicking it through the goal posts.
 
similar words:
ball
definition 2: the oval-shaped ball used in a game of American football.
 
definition 3: the British word for soccer, a game in which two teams of eleven players attempt to advance a ball into an opposing goal by kicking or striking it with body parts other than the hands and arms.
 
similar words:
ball
definition 4: the British word for the round ball used in a game of soccer; soccer ball.
 
similar words:
ball
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