Definition of Goaltender

1. Noun. The soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal.




2. 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.
Exact synonyms: Goalie, Goalkeeper, Netkeeper
Generic synonyms: Position

Definition of Goaltender

1. Noun. (sports) a designated player that protects a goal by attempting to prevent the opposing team from scoring. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Goaltender

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Goaltender

goalmouth
goalmouths
goalpost
goalposts
goals
goalscorer
goalscorers
goalscoring
goalside
goalsneak
goalsneaks
goalsquare
goalsquares
goaltend
goaltended
goaltender (current term)
goaltenders
goaltending
goaltendings
goaltends
goalward
goalwards
goanna
goannas
goary
goas
goat
goat's-beard
goat's cheese
goat's cheeses

Literary usage of Goaltender

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1. Swimming and Watermanship by Louis de B. Handley (1922)
"Another good play is for the man with the ball to enter the four-foot zone at a point beyond reach of the goaltender and for the forward on the other side ..."

2. Canada: Ontario, Quebec, Atlantic Provinces by Eva Ambros (1998)
"... each team with a goaltender. pass a small rubber disc amongst each other with bladed sticks until they gain an Above and right: The superiority of ..."

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