Definition of goal line in English:

Share this entry

goal line

Pronunciation:

noun

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.
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.

For editors and proofreaders

Line breaks: goal line

Share this entry
 

What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.