goalie


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goal·ie

 (gō′lē)

goalie

(ˈɡəʊlɪ)
n
(Team Sports, other than specified) informal short for 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.goalie - the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goalgoalie - 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.goalie - 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?"
Translations
GoaliGoalie

goalie

[ˈgəʊli] ngoal m

goalie

n (inf)Tormann m/-frau f, → Goalie m (inf)

goalie

[ˈgəʊlɪ] n (Brit) (fam) → portiere m
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