goaltender

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goal·tend·er

 (gōl′tĕn′dər)

goaltender

(ˈɡəʊlˌtɛndə)
n
(Hockey (Field & Ice)) ice hockey US a goalkeeper

goal•keep•er

(ˈgoʊlˌki pər)

n.
(in ice hockey, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, etc.) a player whose chief duty is to prevent the ball or puck from crossing or entering the goal.
[1650–60]
goal′keep`ing, n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.goaltender - the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goalgoaltender - the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
hockey player, ice-hockey player - an athlete who plays hockey
soccer player - an athlete who plays soccer
2.goaltender - 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
position - (in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player; "what position does he play?"