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FIELD GOAL

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does field goal mean? 

FIELD GOAL (noun)
  The noun FIELD GOAL has 2 senses:

1. a score in American football; a score made by kicking the ball between the opponents' goal posts
2. a score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop

  Familiarity information: FIELD GOAL used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


FIELD GOAL (noun)


Sense 1field goal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A score in American football; a score made by kicking the ball between the opponents' goal posts

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Hypernyms ("field goal" is a kind of...):

score (the act of scoring in a game or sport)

Domain category:

American football; American football game (a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays)


Sense 2field goal [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A score in basketball made by throwing the ball through the hoop

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

field goal; basket

Hypernyms ("field goal" is a kind of...):

score (the act of scoring in a game or sport)


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