Definition of own goal
- The workers scored an own goal by demanding such high wages that no one could afford to employ them.
: belonging to oneself or itself
used to express immediate or direct kinship
: to have or hold as property : possess
: to have power or mastery over
: to acknowledge to be true, valid, or as claimed : admit
: one or ones belonging to oneself
: the end toward which effort is directed : aim
: 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
: the act or action of causing a ball or puck to go through or into such a goal
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