Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. See goalkeeper.

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  • n. a designated player that attempts to prevent the opposing team from scoring by protecting a goal.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
  • n. 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

Etymologies

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goal” + “tend” + “-er

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