- 1The start or resumption of a football game, in which a player kicks the ball from the center of the field: three minutes before kickoffMore example sentences
- 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.
- We had some rain before kick-off and the players are taking full advantage.
- The match kick-off had to be put back 20 minutes while another coach arrived to take the players to the ground.
- 1.1 • informal A start of an event or activity.More example sentences
- We want to raise a million quid, and it's an impressively strong line-up for the kick-off event.
- The Strawberry Board of Directors say its been a hectic week getting everything set up for the kick-off of the festival.