Touchdown Definition

tŭchdoun
touchdowns
noun
The act of touching down, or landing.
Webster's New World
A scoring play, worth six points, in which a player reaches the opponent's end zone with the ball.
Webster's New World
The moment at which a landing aircraft or spacecraft touches the landing surface.
Webster's New World

(rugby) A try.

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Noun

Singular:
touchdown
Plural:
touchdowns

Origin of Touchdown

  • From the earlier practice of touching the ball to the ground behind the goal line

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • touch +"Ž down.

    From Wiktionary

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