Definition of scoreline in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈskɔːlʌɪn/


The number of points or goals scored in a match; the score.
Example sentences
  • But, of course, when you can accumulate goals quite literally in bunches in matches that produce scorelines of 18-0 and 19-0 the total mounts up quickly.
  • The York club have argued that, according to league rules, scorelines in matches that go beyond 65 minutes should stand.
  • Worcester had begun well and headed in to a 4-lead before two goals in the final seconds gave the scoreline some respectability from the point of view of the runners-up.


1960s: extension of the original use denoting a line in a newspaper giving the score in a sports contest.

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Line breaks: score|line

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