Definition of field goal noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

     

    field goal

     noun
    noun
    BrE
     
    ; NAmE
     
    Rugby, American football
     
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  1. 1(in American football or rugby) a goal scored by kicking the ball over the bar of the goal See related entries: Rugby, American football
  2. 2(in basketball) a goal scored by throwing the ball through the net during normal play
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: field goal