goalie

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of goalkeeper, goaltender +‎ -ie

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡəʊl.i/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -əʊli

Noun[edit]

goalie (plural goalies)

  1. (sports, colloquial) A goalkeeper or goaltender.
    Synonyms: goalkeeper, goaltender, netminder

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Translations[edit]

See also goalkeeper for translations.

Verb[edit]

goalie (third-person singular simple present goalies, present participle goalieing, simple past and past participle goalied)

  1. (ice hockey, colloquialism) To act as a goalie, to tend the goals, to mind the net.
    Synonyms: goalkeep, goaltend, netmind

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