noun Date: 1658 a player who defends the goal in any of various games (as hockey, lacrosse, or soccer)

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  • Goalkeeper — auf der niederländischen Fregatte HNLMS De Zeven Provinciën (F 802). Goalkeeper (engl. für Torwart) ist ein Nahbereichsverteidigungssystem (engl. close in weapon system, CIWS) für Schiffe, das in den Niederlanden von der Firma Thales Naval… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • goalkeeper — GOALKÉEPER s. v. portar. Trimis de siveco, 13.09.2007. Sursa: Sinonime  GOALKEEPER s.m. (Sport) Portar la jocul de fotbal. [pron. golchipă şi golcheper. [< engl. goalkeeper]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 20.04.2005. Sursa: DN  GOALKEEPER… …   Dicționar Român

  • Goalkeeper — Goalkeeper,der:⇨Torwart GoalkeeperTorwart,Torhüter,Keeper,Schlussmann …   Das Wörterbuch der Synonyme

  • goalkeeper — ► NOUN ▪ a player in soccer or field hockey whose special role is to stop the ball from entering the goal …   English terms dictionary

  • goalkeeper — [gōl′ten΄dərgōl′kēp΄ər] n. in certain games, a player stationed at a goal to prevent the ball or puck from crossing or entering it: also goalie [gōl′ē] or goaltender [gōl′ten΄dər] …   English World dictionary

  • Goalkeeper — This article is about the general position used in many team sports. For specific information of the position in ice hockey, see Goaltender. For the close in weapon system, see Goalkeeper CIWS. A football goalkeeper dives to save a shot on goal… …   Wikipedia

  • Goalkeeper — Зенитно артиллерийский комплекс «Голкипер» CIWS Goalkeeper …   Википедия

  • goalkeeper — (AmE also goaltender) noun ADJECTIVE ▪ brilliant (esp. BrE), excellent, good, top ▪ Canadian, England, Liverpool, Sharks …   Collocations dictionary

  • goalkeeper */ — UK [ˈɡəʊlˌkiːpə(r)] / US [ˈɡoʊlˌkɪpər] noun [countable] Word forms goalkeeper : singular goalkeeper plural goalkeepers the player whose job is to stop the ball going into the goal in games such as football …   English dictionary

  • Goalkeeper — Goal|kee|per [...ki:pɐ] der; s, <aus gleichbed. engl. goalkeeper zu to keep »(be)wahren«> (bes. österr. u. schweiz.) Torhüter (Sport) …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • goalkeeper — [[t]go͟ʊlkiːpə(r)[/t]] goalkeepers N COUNT A goalkeeper is the player in a sports team whose job is to guard the goal. Syn: goalie …   English dictionary

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