Canadian English, a contraction of decoy.
deke (plural dekes)
- (ice hockey) A feint, fake, or other move made by the player with the puck to deceive a goaltender or defenceman (or a series thereof).
- (Canada, slang) A quick detour.
- (Canada) To avoid, go around, or dodge an object, person, or conversation topic; often by using trickery.
- (ice hockey) To execute a deke.