Meaning of kickout in English:


Pronunciation /ˈkɪkaʊt/


Australian Rules Football
  • A kick to put the ball back into play, taken by the defending team after a behind has been scored.

    ‘we lined up for the kickout’
    • ‘The goal was the result of a poor kickout by the Ballintubber goalkeeper.’
    • ‘He latched on to a quick kickout putting the ball into the Kilbride net.’
    • ‘From the kickout the ball was worked up the stand side of the pitch.’
    • ‘Once again St Pats struck for a late goal but the referee blew the final whistle from the kickout.’
    • ‘From the kickout, he made no mistake.’
    • ‘Whelan dropped short to collect a kickout from Keiren Westwood.’