GOALIE

goalkeeper, goalie, goaltender, netkeeper

(noun) the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring

goalkeeper, goalie, goaltender, netkeeper, netminder

(noun) the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal

Source: WordNet® 3.1


Etymology

Noun

goalie (plural goalies)

(sports, colloquial) A goalkeeper or goaltender.

Synonyms: goalkeeper, goaltender, netminder

Verb

goalie (third-person singular simple present goalies, present participle goalieing, simple past and past participle goalied)

(ice hockey, colloquialism) To act as a goalie, to tend the goals, to mind the net.

Synonyms: goalkeep, goaltend, netmind

Anagrams

• elogia, oilgae

Source: Wiktionary



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Word of the Day

3 February 2023

KEEP

(verb) cause to continue in a certain state, position, or activity; e.g., ‘keep clean’; “hold in place”; “She always held herself as a lady”; “The students keep me on my toes”


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