Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR FOOTBALL

In his youth he had overtaxed his strength on the football field.

When I had finished, I was as hot and dirty as if it were half-time at a football match.

Also 'twas Willie who thought of the paper bein' in the football.

Why, Loosh, I thought you were an invalid; you look like a football player.

I like football immensely and dancing too, but there is something else in life.

It was his conviction that unselfishness was stimulated by football.

Don declares that he has all the earmarks of a football player.

It was football tactics, with me bucking the line, Bill carrying the ball.

Little boys are most interested in games with balls, like jai alai or football.

They show the true sport in their games of football and baseball.