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goalie

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noun goal·ie \ˈgō-lē\

Simple Definition of goalie

  • : a player who defends the goal in a game (such as soccer or hockey)

Full Definition of goalie

1921

First Known Use of goalie

1921

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noun goal·ie \ˈgō-lē\

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