a kick made by dropping a football to the ground and kicking it as it starts to bounce up. Cf. place kick, punt1 (def. 1).
Pronunciation: (drop'kik'), [key] Football.
1. to score (a field goal or point after touchdown) by a drop kick.
2. to kick (the ball as dropped for a drop kick).
to make a drop kick.
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