extra point

noun

Definition of extra point

  1. :  a point gained on a conversion in football

First Known Use of extra point

circa 1949


EXTRA POINT Defined for English Language Learners

extra point

noun

Definition of extra point for English Language Learners

  • American football : a point scored after a touchdown by kicking the ball between the goalposts or by carrying or throwing it a short distance into the end zone

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