- a goal scored while the ball is in normal play rather than from a free throw
- a score of three points made by kicking the ball through the opponent's goalposts above the crossbar
WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
- Sport[Football.]a three-point goal made by place-kicking or drop-kicking the ball between the opponent's goalposts above the crossbar.
- Sport[Basketball.]a goal made while the ball is in play.