extra point

noun

Definition of extra point

  1. :  a point gained on a conversion in football

Circa 1949

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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contemplative of or relative to the past

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