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goalkeeper

noun goal·keep·er \ˈgōl-ˌkē-pər\

: a player who defends the goal in various games (especially soccer)

Full Definition of GOALKEEPER

:  a player who defends the goal in any of various games (as hockey, lacrosse, or soccer)
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First Known Use of GOALKEEPER

1658
GOALKEEPER Defined for Kids

goalkeeper

noun goal·keep·er \ˈgōl-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of GOALKEEPER for Kids

:  a player who defends a goal

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