Definition of back-heel in English:


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[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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