American football

Definitions of American football

n a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays

American football game
touch football
a version of American football in which the ball carrier is touched rather than tackled
Type of:
football, football game
any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal

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