See also: goal post
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈɡəʊlpəʊst/, /ˈɡɔʊl-/
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈɡoʊlpoʊst/
- Hyphenation: goal‧post
goalpost (plural goalposts)
- (sports) One of the two vertical side poles of a goal.
- (sports, American football) 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.)
vertical side pole of a goal