Meaning of FOOTBALL in English

n. & v.


1. any of several outdoor games between two teams played with a ball on a pitch with goals at each end, esp. Association Football.

2 a large inflated ball of a kind used in these.

3 a topical issue or problem that is the subject of continued argument or controversy.

--v.intr. play football.

Phrases and idioms:

football pool (or pools) a form of gambling on the results of football matches, the winners receiving sums accumulated from entry money.


footballer n.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.