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 Dictionary entry overview: What does rugger mean? 

RUGGER (noun)
  The noun RUGGER has 1 sense:

1. a form of football played with an oval ball

  Familiarity information: RUGGER used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 

RUGGER (noun)

Sense 1rugger [BACK TO TOP]


A form of football played with an oval ball

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions


rugby; rugby football; rugger

Hypernyms ("rugger" is a kind 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)

Meronyms (parts of "rugger"):

knock on ((rugby) knocking the ball forward while trying to catch it (a foul))

Domain member category:

throw-in ((rugby) an act or instance of throwing a ball in to put it into play)

hook (secure with the foot)

winger ((sports) player in wing position)

hooker ((rugby) the player in the middle of the front row of the scrum who tries to capture the ball with the foot)

knock on ((rugby) knocking the ball forward while trying to catch it (a foul))

scrum; scrummage ((rugby) the method of beginning play in which the forwards of each team crouch side by side with locked arms; play starts when the ball thrown in between them and the two sides compete for possession)

goal-kick ((rugby) an attempt to kick a goal)

hack (kick on the shins)

Domain region:

Britain; GB; Great Britain; U.K.; UK; United Kingdom; United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland (a monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland)

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