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



goalie (plural goalies)

(sports, colloquial) A goalkeeper or goaltender.

Synonyms: goalkeeper, goaltender, netminder


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


• elogia, oilgae

Source: Wiktionary


Word of the Day

3 February 2023


(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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Coffee Trivia

In the 18th century, the Swedish government made coffee and its paraphernalia (including cups and dishes) illegal for its supposed ties to rebellious sentiment.

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