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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - The defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the net and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring; The soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the net.

Usage examples (37)
  • ` ` A goalie is useless if he can't bend his legs. ''
  • The Ducks goalie is the hottest of the four netminders left.
  • He's from Sweden, and Minnesota's goalie is a native of Finland.
  • Giguere, only slightly irritated, said, "No goalie is going to cheat." for more
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