toe-poke

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toe-poke (third-person singular simple present toe-pokes, present participle toe-poking, simple past and past participle toe-poked)

  1. (soccer) To kick (the ball) hard and far with the toe end of the boot.
    • 2011 January 5, Mark Ashenden, “Wolverhampton 1 - 0 Chelsea”, BBC:
      Malouda burst through the left side of the defence for the first time and crossed for Kalou, who toe-poked towards goal only for Hennessey's outstretched leg to deny him.

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toe-poke (plural toe-pokes)

  1. (soccer) A hard kick to a football with the toe end of the boot.

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