last-gasp goal

noun

Definition of last-gasp goal

chiefly British, sports
: a goal scored at the very end of a game

Word by Word Definitions

last-gasp play
  1. : done or coming at the very end

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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