Definitions for goalieˈgoʊ li

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

goal•ieˈgoʊ li(n.)

  1. Category: Sport

    Ref: goalkeeper .

Origin of goalie:

1920–25

Princeton's WordNet

  1. goalkeeper, goalie, goaltender, netkeeper, netminder(noun)

    the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal

  2. goalkeeper, goalie, goaltender, netkeeper(noun)

    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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. goalie(noun)ˈgoʊ li

    the player who tries to stop balls or pucks from getting into the goal

Wiktionary

  1. goalie(Noun)

    goalkeeper or goaltender.

  2. Origin: goal + -ie

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