Noun Kickoff Definition and Examples







The start or resumption of a football game, in which a player kicks the ball from the center of the field.
  1. 'We had some rain before kick-off and the players are taking full advantage.'
  2. 'The side losing the toss has the kick-off from the centre point between the goals.'
  3. 'She was presenting the match ball before kick-off and as club captain I had my photo taken with her to help promote the evening.'
  4. 'The Strawberry Board of Directors say its been a hectic week getting everything set up for the kick-off of the festival.'


1. Football. a place kick or a drop kick from the 40-yard line of the team kicking at the beginning of the first and third periods or after the team kicking has scored a touchdown or field goal.

2. Soccer. a kick that puts a stationary ball into play from the center line of the field at the start of a quarter or after a goal has been scored.

3. the initial stage of something; start; beginning: the campaign kickoff.


"There can be kickoff times."
"There can be kickoff rallies."
"There can be kickoff parades."
"There can be kickoff coaches."
"kickoffs can be for fights."
"matches can have kickoffs."
"campaigns can have kickoffs."
"kickoffs can be at matches."
"kickoffs can be on dates."
"kickoffs can be with suggestions."
"sales can have kickoffs."
"kickoffs can be in remembrances."
"kickoffs can be in memories."
"kickoffs can be for touchdowns."
"kickoffs can be for seasons."
"kickoffs can be for projects."
"kickoffs can be for events."
"kickoffs can be but for years."
"kickoffs can be at theres."
"kickoffs can be after playings."

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