Definition of Place-kicker

1. Noun. (football) a kicker who makes a place kick for a goal.

Exact synonyms: Placekicker
Category relationships: Football, Football Game
Generic synonyms: Kicker
Derivative terms: Place-kick



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Place-kicker

placates
placating
placatingly
placationist
placations
placative
placatively
placatory
placcat
placcate
placcates
placcats
place
place-kick
place-kicker (current term)
place-kicking
place-name
place-names
place-worship
place an order
place bet
place card
place cards
place down
place holder
place in the sun
place kick
place kicks
place mat

Literary usage of Place-kicker

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"Select a regular place-kicker and placer. The placing of the ball is quite as important as the kicking. The placer must be acquainted with the kicker's ..."

2. Football for Player and Spectator: By Fielding H. Yost . . by Fielding Harris Yost (1905)
"The value of a good place kicker to the team cannot be estimated for, by his work, the game may be won or lost. Place kicking has almost entirely taken the ..."

3. Inside Football by Frank W. Cavanaugh (1919)
"... and nearly cost this team one of its big games, when opponents on a place-kick formation, let the ball be snapped to the pretended place- kicker direct, ..."

4. American Football by Walter Camp (1893)
"In fact, it is proper to practise him at this, because, if he be the best punter among the men behind the line, he can be made the longest place-kicker, ..."

5. Spalding's Official Foot Ball Guide ...: Foot Ball Rules as Recommended by by National Collegiate Athletic Association, Walter Camp (1915)
"... and they always averaged considerably over forty. He also has ability at place-kicker and Is developing. He is an accurate forward passer. ..."

6. Michiganensian by University of Michigan (1910)
"Not only was he easily the best punter and place kicker in the west but he had a habit of being on the spot to tackle the man with the ball which was ..."

7. The Bachelor of Arts: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to University Interests and edited by John Seymour Wood (1896)
"... Weekly of October 24 upon place kicking, which covers the matter most admirably, and which every place kicker in college and school teams should read. ..."

8. The Encyclopaedia of Sport by Frederick George Aflalo, Hedley Peek (1897)
"Select a regular place-kicker and placer. The placing of the ball is quite as important as the kicking. The placer must be acquainted with the kicker's ..."

9. Football for Player and Spectator: By Fielding H. Yost . . by Fielding Harris Yost (1905)
"The value of a good place kicker to the team cannot be estimated for, by his work, the game may be won or lost. Place kicking has almost entirely taken the ..."

10. Inside Football by Frank W. Cavanaugh (1919)
"... and nearly cost this team one of its big games, when opponents on a place-kick formation, let the ball be snapped to the pretended place- kicker direct, ..."

11. American Football by Walter Camp (1893)
"In fact, it is proper to practise him at this, because, if he be the best punter among the men behind the line, he can be made the longest place-kicker, ..."

12. Spalding's Official Foot Ball Guide ...: Foot Ball Rules as Recommended by by National Collegiate Athletic Association, Walter Camp (1915)
"... and they always averaged considerably over forty. He also has ability at place-kicker and Is developing. He is an accurate forward passer. ..."

13. Michiganensian by University of Michigan (1910)
"Not only was he easily the best punter and place kicker in the west but he had a habit of being on the spot to tackle the man with the ball which was ..."

14. The Bachelor of Arts: A Monthly Magazine Devoted to University Interests and edited by John Seymour Wood (1896)
"... Weekly of October 24 upon place kicking, which covers the matter most admirably, and which every place kicker in college and school teams should read. ..."

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