Definition of "ten-yard" []

  • The rule allowing a referee, when a player disputes the award of a penalty or free kick, to penalize the offending side further by moving the place from which the kick is to be taken ten yards further forward (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "ten-yard" in a sentence
  • "A ten-yard gap yawned between the cat and the next boat."
  • "Finally, with the rain coming down harder than ever before, we faced another four down; this time at their ten-yard line with fifty seconds left."
  • "A ten-yard Danny Woodhead run made it 34-16 Patriots, and New England's maligned defense rallied, limiting Denver to a single touchdown on a 2-yard Tebow run in the fourth quarter."