- ☆ Football a placekick that puts the ball into play at the beginning of each half or after a touchdown or field goal
- ☆ a beginning, as of a campaign or drive
See kickoff in American Heritage Dictionary 4
- Football A place kick in football that starts play at the beginning of a half or after a team has scored.
a. A kick of a stationary ball from the middle of the field in soccer that starts play at the beginning of a half or after a goal has been scored.
b. A similar kick in Rugby.
- Informal A beginning: the kickoff of a charity campaign.
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