Definition of pushover in English:


Line breaks: push|over
Pronunciation: /ˈpʊʃəʊvə


  • 2 (also pushover try) Rugby A try in which one side in a scrum pushes the ball over the opponents' goal line.
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    • A pushover try scored from a scrum 15 metres out was next to make it 36-10.
    • Almost on the stroke of half-time the home side took the lead with a pushover try which was superbly converted.
    • Stockport started the second half stronger and were rewarded with a pushover try which was converted from underneath the posts to make the score 7-12.

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