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When someone asks for a minute to do something, even though they know it will take much longer than 60 seconds.
Wife: I need to run into this store. It'll only take a minute

Husband mumbles: More like a football minute.
by thebetterfriend2 May 29, 2010
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A period of time described as one minute that will actually become several times longer, especially if due to frequent interruptions. Antonym: New York minute
Dude, you said you'd be here in a New York minute. That was like fifteen minutes ago. More like a football minute.
by LexLuthericographer May 31, 2010
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A non-constant period of time ranging from 60 seconds to an hour
Man, she said she'd be ready in five minutes. More like five football minutes.
by pseudopsychonym September 12, 2014
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