how to pronounce goalpost

/ˈɡoʊlˌpoʊst/

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goalpost is pronounced in two syllables

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ɡoʊlpoʊst

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meanings of goalpost

noun:

  1. The tall Y-shaped upright, now usually of fiberglass, at either end of the playing field, through which a football must go in order for a field goal to be scored. (They were originally H-shaped, with one wooden post on either side.).
  2. One of the two vertical side poles of a goal.

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