HyperDic: goalkeeper

English > 2 senses of the word goalkeeper:
NOUNperson goalkeeper, goalie, goaltender, netkeeper, netminderthe soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
actgoalkeeper, goalie, goaltender, netkeeperthe 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 > pronunciation
Soundsgow'lkiy.per
Rhymesasper ... zipper: 139 rhymes with per...
English > goalkeeper: 2 senses > noun 1, person
MeaningThe soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal.
Synonymsgoalie, goaltender, netkeeper, netminder
Broaderhockey player, ice-hockey playerAn athlete who plays hockey
soccer playerAn athlete who plays soccer
Spanisharquero, golero, guardameta, guardavalla, portero
Catalanporter
English > goalkeeper: 2 senses > noun 2, act
MeaningThe 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.
Synonymsgoalie, goaltender, netkeeper
Broaderposition(in team sports) the role assigned to an individual player
Spanishguardameta
Catalanporter

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