Definition of corner kick in English:

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corner kick

Pronunciation:
(also corner)

noun

Soccer
A place kick taken by the attacking side from a corner of the field after the ball has been sent over the end line outside the goal by a defender: Kavanagh lofted a corner kick
More example sentences
  • Before the corner kick, Solomartin picks up a yellow card for shirt-tugging.
  • Two goals in five minutes put Windermere ahead when Liam Salisbury headed in from a corner kick and a long ball found Matt Parkinson, who beat two men and the keeper.
  • Parkville upped it another gear and Colin Coady got on the end of a corner kick to poke the ball home and secure all three points for Parkville.

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Syllabification: cor·ner kick

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