drop goal

noun

Definition of drop goal

rugby
: a goal that is made by dropping the ball to the ground and kicking it as it begins to bounce back up

Word by Word Definitions

drop play
  1. : the quantity of fluid that falls in one spherical mass

  2. : a dose of medicine measured by drops

  3. : a minute quantity or degree of something nonmaterial or intangible

  1. : to fall in drops

  2. : to fall (see 1fall 1a) unexpectedly or suddenly

  3. : to descend (see descend 1) from one line or level to another

goal play
  1. : the end toward which effort is directed : aim

  2. : an area or object toward which players in various games attempt to advance a ball or puck and usually through or into which it must go to score points

  3. : the act or action of causing a ball or puck to go through or into such a goal


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