Definition of soccer. : a game played on a field between two teams of 11 players each with the object to propel a round ball into the opponent's goal by kicking or by hitting it with any part of the body except the hands and arms. — called also association football.
Soccer is a sport played by teams of eleven people trying to get a ball into the other team's net by using any part of their body except arms or hands. An example of soccer is a World Cup game. noun. 5. 1. A game played with a round ball by two teams, usually of eleven players, on a field with a goal at either end: the ball is moved chiefly by kicking or by using any part of the body except the hands and arms.
Soccer definition, a form of football played between two teams of 11 players, in which the ball may be advanced by kicking or by bouncing it off any part of the body but the arms and hands, except in the case of the goalkeepers, who may use their hands to catch, carry, throw, or stop the ball. See more.
Verb soccer ( third-person singular simple present soccers , present participle soccering , simple past and past participle soccered ) ( Australian rules football ) To kick the football directly off the ground, without using one's hands.
a game played by two teams of 11 players, using a round ball which players kick up and down the playing field. Teams try to kick the ball into the other team’s goal. Soccer is the usual word for this sport in North American English; in British English the usual word is football, although soccer is also used.
Pull off a great/amazing save: (Verb/phrase) To be able to save a ball that many people expected to be a goal. Peter’s one of the best goalkeepers ever. He’s always able to pull of great saves. Put it in the back of the net: (Verb/Phrase) To score a goal. Sam is always able to put the ball in the back of the net. We were robbed!
Soccer Definitions: Here’s a list of soccer / football terms and slang used to describe certain aspects of the game and things that happen in soccer. Some terms are more common than others, while some are only used in certain countries.
soccer. (US) A sports complex that includes soccer facilities. “Incidentally, that soccerplex is something the Nation could well look at.”. The ball used in the sport of soccer. “The familiar fullerene soccerball molecule could one day kick-start solar power.”.