noun Date: circa 1909 goalkeeper

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Goaltender — This article is about the position in ice hockey. For the similar position in field lacrosse, see Goaltender (field lacrosse). For similar positions in other sports, see goalkeeper. For the basketball foul, see goaltending. Goalie Roberto Luongo… …   Wikipedia

  • goaltender — /gohl ten deuhr/, n. a goalkeeper. [1905 10; GOAL + TENDER3] * * * …   Universalium

  • goaltender — noun a designated player that protects a goal by attempting to prevent the opposing team from scoring. Syn: goalie, goalkeeper, keeper, netkeeper, netminder …   Wiktionary

  • goaltender — Synonyms and related words: advance guard, armed guard, bank guard, coast guard, cordon, cordon sanitaire, garrison, goalie, goalkeeper, guard, guarder, guardsman, inlying picket, jailer, outguard, outpost, picket, rear guard, security guard,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • goaltender — goal|ten|der [ˈgəulˌtendə US ˈgoulˌtendər] n AmE a ↑goalkeeper …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • goaltender — goal|tend|er [ goul,tendər ] noun count AMERICAN a GOALKEEPER …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • goaltender — n. goalkeeper, goalie, one who guards the entrance of a goal to prevent the ball or puck from entering (Sports) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • goaltender — noun N. Amer. a goalkeeper, especially in ice hockey. Derivatives goaltending noun …   English new terms dictionary

  • goaltender — noun (C) AmE a goalkeeper …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • goaltender — goal•tend•er [[t]ˈgoʊlˌtɛn dər[/t]] n. spo goalkeeper • Etymology: 1905–10 …   From formal English to slang

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