A line across a football or hockey field at or near its end, on which the goal is placed or which acts as the boundary beyond which a try or touchdown is scored.
More example sentences
- The Cowboys returned it down near the goal line and then scored, giving them a 27-17 lead.
- The only useful use of Galileo is to make certain whether or not the football crossed the goal line!
- UBC won the field position battle, pinning SFU near their own goal line on more than one occasion in the first half.
Definition of goal line in:
- The US English dictionary