Denizione di  football - dizionario di inglese del sito - definizione traduzione e spiegazione grammaticale

Definizione monolingua football



football (countable and uncountable; plural footballs)

  1. (chiefly UK, uncountable) association football: a game in which two teams each contend to get a round ball into the other teams goal primarily by kicking the ball.
    Each team scored three goals when they played football.
  2. (US, uncountable) American football: a game in which two teams attempt to get an ovoid ball to the end of each others territory.
    Each team scored two touchdowns when they played football.
  3. (Canada, uncountable) Canadian football: a game played on a wide field in which two teams attempt to get an ovoid ball to the end of each others territory.
    They played football in the snow.
  4. (Australian, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory, uncountable) Australian rules football.
  5. (Ireland, uncountable) Gaelic football: a field game played with similar rules to hurling, but using hands and feet rather than a stick, and a ball, similar to, yet smaller than a soccer ball.
  6. (Australian, New South Wales, Queensland, uncountable) rugby league.
  7. (Australian, Ireland, New Zealand) rugby union
  8. (countable) The ball used in any game called ""football"".
    The player kicked the football.
  9. (uncountable) Practise of these particular games, or techniques used in them.
  10. (figuratively, countable) An item of discussion, particularly in a back-and-forth manner
    That budget item became a political football.
  11. (slang, countable) The nickname of the leather briefcase containing classified nuclear war plans, which is always near the US President.

Definizione italiano>inglese football

Traduzione 'veloce'

calcio |pallone da calcio |pallone |football americano |palla |palla da calcio |calcistico |football |

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