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back-heel Line breaks: back-heel

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Definition of back-heel in English:


[with object]
Kick (something) backwards with the heel: Johnson back-heeled the ball
More example sentences
  • He flicked the ball over one defender, then back-heeled it over another and hit a fierce volley into the net.
  • It looked like the defender was doing all right, and then he back-heeled it into the net.
  • He tries to be clever, trying to back-heel his way out of his own corner, but succeeds only in giving away a corner.
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