Definitions for soccerˈsɒk ər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

soc•cerˈsɒk ər(n.)

  1. a form of football played by two 11-member teams, in which the ball may be kicked or bounced off any part of the body but the arms and hands: only goalkeepers may use their hands to maneuver the ball.

    Category: Sport

Origin of soccer:

1890–95; (As)soc(iation football)+ -er7

Princeton's WordNet

  1. soccer, association football(noun)

    a football game in which two teams of 11 players try to kick or head a ball into the opponents' goal

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. soccer(noun)ˈsɒk ər

    a game played by two teams of eleven players who try to kick a ball into a net to score

    to play a game of soccer

Wiktionary

  1. soccer(Noun)

    To kick the football directly off the ground, without using one's hands.

  2. soccer(Noun)

    a game in which two teams of eleven players contend to get a round ball into their opponent's goal primarily by kicking the ball with their feet

  3. Origin: Colloquial abbreviation for Association football, via abbreviation assoc.; earlier socca (1889), then socker (1891), with soccer attested 1895.

Freebase

  1. Soccer

    Soccer is a video game produced by Intelligent Systems and Nintendo as part of its Sports Series for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was released in Japan in 1985, and was released in the United States and in Europe in 1987. It was also released for the Family Computer Disk System in 1986. It is also available on the Wii's Virtual Console since 2006, to be bought from the Wii Shop Channel.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Soccer

    A game in which a round inflated ball is advanced by kicking or propelling with any part of the body except the hands or arms. The object of the game is to place the ball in opposite goals.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'soccer' in Nouns Frequency: #2518


Translations for soccer

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary

soccer(noun)

football played according to certain rules.

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