deke

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Canadian. From decoy

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Noun[edit]

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deke (plural dekes)

  1. (ice hockey) A feint, fake, or other move made by the player with the puck to deceive a goaltender or other defender.
  2. (ice hockey) A series of feints, fakes, or other moves made by the player with the puck to deceive a goaltender or other defender.
  3. (Canada, slang) A quick detour.

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Verb[edit]

deke (third-person singular simple present dekes, present participle deking, simple past and past participle deked)

  1. (Canada) To avoid, go around, or dodge an object, person, or conversation topic; often by using trickery.
  2. (in hockey) To execute a deke.

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Etymology[edit]

dek + -e

Adverb[edit]

deke

  1. tenthly