bicycle kick

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bicycle kick (plural bicycle kicks)

  1. A form of exercise in which one lies on one's back and makes cycling motions with the legs.
  2. (soccer) A kick in which the kicker leans backwards and kicks the ball back over his head.
    • 2011 October 15, David Ornstein, “Man City 4 - 1 Aston Villa”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Yaya Toure sent over a hopeful cross-field pass that Warnock attempted to clear with a bicycle kick, only to calamitously set Johnson up for a low finish past Given.



bicycle kick (third-person singular simple present bicycle kicks, present participle bicycle kicking, simple past and past participle bicycle kicked)

  1. to perform a bicycle kick.