soccer definition, meaning - what is soccer in the British English Dictionary & Thesaurus - Cambridge Dictionaries Online

Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

The most popular online dictionary and thesaurus for learners of English

English definition of “soccer”

See all translations

soccer

noun [U] uk   /ˈsɒk.ər/  us   /ˈsɑː.kɚ/ mainly US (UK usually football)
A2 a game played between two teams of eleven people, where each team tries to win by kicking a ball into the other team's goal
More examples
Translations of “soccer”
in Arabic كُرة القَدَم…
in Korean 축구…
in Malaysian bola sepak…
in French football…
in Turkish futbol…
in Italian calcio…
in Chinese (Traditional) 英式足球,足球…
in Russian футбол…
in Polish piłka nożna…
in Vietnamese môn bóng đá…
in Spanish fútbol…
in Portuguese futebol…
in Thai กีฬาฟุตบอล…
in German das Fußballspiel…
in Catalan futbol…
in Japanese サッカー…
in Indonesian sepakbola…
in Chinese (Simplified) 英式足球,足球…
(Definition of soccer from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
What is the pronunciation of soccer?
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

Definitions of “soccer” in other dictionaries

Word of the Day

cup tie

a game between two teams trying to win a cup (= prize), especially in football

Word of the Day

What’s All The Commotion About? (Words to describe sounds)

by Kate Woodford,
May 20, 2015
​​​ In this post we look at a range of words and phrases that we use to describe noise and the absence of noise. Starting with complete quiet, we sometimes use the noun hush to describe silence: A hush fell over the room as the bride walked in./There was a deathly hush (=complete

Read More 

plyscraper noun

May 18, 2015
a skyscraper made mainly from wood The development of engineered timber could herald a new era of eco-friendly ‘plyscrapers’. Christchurch welcomed its first multistorey timber structure this year, there are plans for Vancouver, and the talk is China could follow

Read More