Definition of extra point in US English:

extra point


American Football
  • A point awarded for a successful placekick following a touchdown.

    • ‘But when I looked at the final standing, I thought with an extra point we could have finished sixth.’
    • ‘When you think about it, home runs are about as exciting as extra points in football.’
    • ‘Western Illinois' first 14 possessions ended with a touchdown and an extra point.’
    • ‘She made good on the first extra point she tried.’
    • ‘At Odsal, 34-0 up, only Saints would want to kick that extra point just to rub salt into the gaping wound they had just opened up.’