Definition of touchline in English:



Rugby Soccer
  • The boundary line on each side of the field.

    • ‘Having won a free-kick out on the left touchline, the midfielder whipped the ball deep into the box.’
    • ‘Howley, hemmed in on the left flank, dabbed a clever grubber kick up the touchline, and set off in pursuit.’
    • ‘What's more they don't even have to make every decision themselves because of two equally inept individuals who maraud up and down the touchlines waving their flags whenever it appears appropriate.’
    • ‘Minutes before the end sections of the crowd streamed over the fence around the ground and formed groups around the touchlines, often overflowing onto the field.’
    • ‘Ronaldo is getting his knee sprayed on the touchline, but appears to be okay.’