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goalmouth Syllabification: goal·mouth
Pronunciation: /ˈɡōlˌmouTH/

Definition of goalmouth in English:


The area just in front of a goal in soccer, lacrosse, or hockey.
Example sentences
  • Despite pressing for much of the second half it was Knockmay who got a fortuitous goal in a goalmouth scramble.
  • The corner is taken with similar verve and there is a goalmouth scramble where Arendse is unable to gather.
  • The ref had run into the goalmouth signalling a free kick but I don't know where they took it from.
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