Adjective "kickable" definition and examples

Definitions and examples


  1. 'Before referee Dean Richards blew for the break, Hinton was given another kickable penalty 35 metres out, but he missed.'
  2. 'O'Carroll was unfortunate in missing two penalties from very kickable positions and these were to prove costly at the end of the game.'


1. to strike with the foot or feet: to kick the ball; to kick someone in the shins.

2. to drive, force, make, etc., by or as if by kicks.

3. Football. to score (a field goal or a conversion) by place-kicking or drop-kicking the ball.

4. Informal. to make (a car) increase in speed, especially in auto racing: He kicked his car into high gear.

5. to strike in recoiling: The gun kicked his shoulder.

6. Slang. to give up or break (a drug addiction): Has he kicke

More examples(as adjective)

"penalties can be kickable."

"opportunities can be kickable."