miskick

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

mis- +‎ kick

Noun[edit]

miskick (plural miskicks)

  1. (sports) A bad kick.
    The shot went wide of a post after a miskick from Sayers.

Verb[edit]

miskick (third-person singular simple present miskicks, present participle miskicking, simple past and past participle miskicked)

  1. (transitive) To kick incorrectly or badly.
    Although Petey miskicked the ball, he still managed to score a goal.
    • 2011 October 15, Owen Phillips, “Stoke 2 - 0 Fulham”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      Crouch had earlier hopelessly miskicked an excellent volleyed chance from eight yards out after a delightful Pennant cross.