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As a noun football

is the kind of ball used in american football.

As an adjective undefined is

lacking a definition or value.




  • (general) A sport played on foot in which teams attempt to get a ball into a goal or zone defended by the other team.
  • Roman and medieval football''' matches were more violent than any modern type of '''football .
  • (other than North America, uncountable) association football: a game in which two teams each contend to get a round ball into the other team's goal primarily by kicking the ball. Known as soccer in Canada and the United States.
  • Each team scored three goals when they played football .
  • (US, uncountable) American football: a game in which two teams attempt to get an ovoid ball to the end of each other's territory.
  • Each team scored two touchdowns when they played football .
  • (Canada, uncountable) Canadian football: a game played on a wide field in which two teams attempt to get an ovoid ball to the end of each other's territory.
  • They played football in the snow.
  • (Australia, Victoria, South Australia, Western Australia, Tasmania, Northern Territory, uncountable) Australian rules football.
  • (Ireland, uncountable) Gaelic football: a field game played with similar rules to hurling, but using hands and feet rather than a stick, and a ball, similar to, yet smaller than a soccer ball.
  • (Australia, New South Wales, Queensland, uncountable) rugby league.
  • (Australia, Ireland, New Zealand) rugby union
  • (countable) The ball used in any game called "football".
  • ''The player kicked the football .
  • (uncountable) Practise of these particular games, or techniques used in them.
  • (figuratively, countable) An item of discussion, particularly in a back-and-forth manner
  • That budget item became a political football .
  • (slang, countable) The nickname of the leather briefcase containing classified nuclear war plans, which is always near the US President.
  • Synonyms

    * ("football" in Britain) ** (all varieties of English) association football, soccer (all varieties of English), wogball (Australian racist slang) ** (British slang) footie, footer * ("football" in the US) American football, (Australia) gridiron, gridiron football * ("football" in Canada) (outside Canada) Canadian football * footy, Aussie Rules, VFL (outdated), AFL * ("football" in New South Wales and Queensland) footy, league * soccer * (ball) ** (in all varieties of English and in all games called "football") ball ** footy, pill ** soccerball ** soccer ball ** pigskin

    Derived terms

    * American football * arena football * Australian rules football * Barbarian football * blow football * Canadian flag football * Canadian football * Gaelic football * five-a-side football * flag football * football hooligan * football match * football player * football tennis * footballer * footballing * gridiron football * political football * roller football * table football * touch football * tackle football

    See also

    * for a list of terms used in football/soccer. * (Football) * Details of the word football in various parts of the world. * (American football) * Translations of football (soccer) terms 1000 English basic words ----




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  • Lacking a definition or value.
  • (mathematics, computing) That does not have a meaning and is thus not assigned an interpretation.
  • The result of division by zero is undefined .


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