goalkeeper

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noun goal·keep·er \ˈgōl-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of goalkeeper

  1. :  a player who defends the goal in any of various games (such as hockey, lacrosse, or soccer)

1658

First Known Use of goalkeeper

1658


GOALKEEPER Defined for English Language Learners

goalkeeper

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noun goal·keep·er \ˈgōl-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of goalkeeper for English Language Learners

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


GOALKEEPER Defined for Kids

goalkeeper

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noun goal·keep·er \ˈgōl-ˌkē-pər\

Definition of goalkeeper for Students

  1. :  a player who defends a goal



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