verb \ˈdēk\

Definition of DEKE

transitive verb
:  to fake (an opponent) out of position (as in ice hockey)
intransitive verb
:  to deke an opponent
deke noun

Examples of DEKE

  1. <deked the lone defenseman with a deft move of his stick and went in for the breakaway>

Origin of DEKE

short for 2decoy
First Known Use: 1961


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