- either of two upright posts supporting the crossbar of a goal
See move the goalposts
Translations for 'goalpost'
- British English: goalpost A goalpost is one of the two upright wooden posts that are connected by a crossbar and form the goal in games such as football. NOUN
- Brazilian Portuguese: trave
- Chinese: 球门柱球门門柱
- European Spanish: poste
- French: montant de but
- German: Torpfosten
- Italian: palodella porta
- Japanese: ゴールポスト
- Korean: 골대
- Portuguese: trave
- Spanish: palo
Example Sentences Including 'goalpost'
But how can a guy who looks as if he's head-butted a goalpost attract so many stunners?
Sun, News of the World (2000)
So always the technique is to make it endless, this tunnel without a light at the end; the goalpost is always moving' (10).
Sometimes, Kevin used his younger brother as a goalpost , which wasn't popular with Mike.
Kevin Keegan - Black and White
The Jewish team had left their belongings in a pile beside the goalpost.
Irish Times (2002)
The animal antics began two years ago, when he cocked his leg against a goalpost at half-time in a game Halifax went on to win.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
Video replay showed the puck just cleared the line inside the goalpost.
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