goalmouth
goalmouth goalmouth n. (hockey or soccer) The area immediately in front of the goal. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • goalmouth — UK [ˈɡəʊlˌmaʊθ] / US [ˈɡoʊlˌmaʊθ] noun [countable] Word forms goalmouth : singular goalmouth plural goalmouths the area on a sports field just in front of the goal …   English dictionary

  • goalmouth — [[t]go͟ʊlmaʊθ[/t]] goalmouths N COUNT In soccer, the goalmouth is the area just in front of the goal …   English dictionary

  • goalmouth — noun Date: 1882 the area directly in front of the goal (as in soccer or hockey) …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • goalmouth — /gohl mowth /, n., pl. goalmouths / mowdhz , mowths /. the area between the goalposts directly in front of the goal in certain games, as soccer, lacrosse, and hockey. [1880 85; GOAL + MOUTH] * * * …   Universalium

  • goalmouth — noun The area in front of the goal …   Wiktionary

  • goalmouth — goal|mouth [ˈgəulmauθ US ˈgoul ] n the area directly in front of a ↑goal …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • goalmouth — goal|mouth [ goul,mauθ ] noun count the area on some sports fields just in front of the goal …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • goalmouth — n. (Sports) area which is directly in front of the goal (in soccer, hockey) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goalmouth — noun the area just in front of a goal in soccer or hockey …   English new terms dictionary

  • goalmouth — noun (C) the area directly in front of the goal (3) …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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