Meaning of “American football” in the English Dictionary

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"American football" in British English

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American footballnoun [ U ]

uk /əˌmer.ɪ.kən ˈfʊt.bɔːl/ us /əˌmer.ɪ.kən ˈfʊt.bɑːl/ UK US football

Examples from literature

  • What are their chances of becoming professional athletes in one of these team sports: baseball, basketball, hockey, or American football? 

(Definition of “American football” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)