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goalmouth

[gohl-mouth] /ˈgoʊlˌmaʊθ/
noun, plural goalmouths
[gohl-mouth z, mouths] /ˈgoʊlˌmaʊðz, ˌmaʊθs/ (Show IPA)
1.
the area between the goalposts directly in front of the goal in certain games, as soccer, lacrosse, and hockey.
Origin
1880-1885
1880-85; goal + mouth
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  • He knows where to move, where to find spaces in the oft-crowded goalmouth.
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goalmouth

/ˈɡəʊlˌmaʊθ/
noun
1.
(sport) the area in front of the goal
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