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Princeton's WordNet

  1. touchdown(noun)

    a score in American football; being in possession of the ball across the opponents' goal line

  2. touchdown(noun)

    a landing (as the wheels touch the landing field); especially of airplanes


  1. touchdown(Noun)

    A six-point score occurring when the ball enters possession of a team's player in the opponent's end zone. Analogous to a try in rugby.

    Today I scored my first touchdown.

  2. touchdown(Noun)

    The moment when an aircraft makes first or final contact with the ground during a landing.

    The passengers audibly relaxed at touchdown.

  3. touchdown(Noun)

    A try

Webster Dictionary

  1. Touchdown(noun)

    the act of touching the football down behind the opponents' goal


  1. Touchdown

    A touchdown is a means of scoring in American and Canadian football. Whether running, passing, returning a kickoff or punt, or recovering a turnover, a team scores a touchdown by advancing the ball into the opponent's end zone.

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How to say touchdown in sign language?

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of touchdown in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of touchdown in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of touchdown in a Sentence

  1. Ross Perot:

    Most people give up just when they're about to achieve success. They quit on the one yard line. They give up at the last minute of the game, one foot from a winning touchdown.

  2. Barack Obama:

    You're always going to fall short, because if you're hitting your marks, that means you didn't set them high enough, we don't score a touchdown every time, but we move the ball forward.

  3. Barry Switzer:

    They need to give Douglass the touchdown and play it out from there. Five high school officials didn’t know the rules, and how to enforce the penalty.

  4. Tony Romo:

    You have to feel comfortable in that situation, i think Jason is obviously a special player. He's obviously close to me and it's a great feeling to be able to see him score that winning touchdown. He's the best.

  5. Patrick Martin:

    This time, as we're riding along next to the comet, the most logical way to end the mission is to set Rosetta down on the surface, but there is still a lot to do to confirm that this end-of-mission scenario is possible. We'll first have to see what the status of the spacecraft is after perihelion and how well it is performing close to the comet, and later we will have to try and determine where on the surface we can have a touchdown.

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