goalkeeper

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 [ˈgəʊlkiːpər]



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
goal•keep•er /ˈgoʊlˌkipɚ/USA pronunciation   n. [countable]
  1. Sport(in ice hockey, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, etc.) a player whose chief duty is to prevent the ball or puck from crossing or entering the goal.
goal•keep•ing, n. [uncountable]

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
goal•keep•er  (gōlkē′pər),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Sport(in ice hockey, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, etc.) a player whose chief duty is to prevent the ball or puck from crossing or entering the goal.
goalkeep′ing, n. 
  • goal + keeper 1650–60


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

goalkeeper /ˈɡəʊlˌkiːpə/ n
  1. a player in the goal whose duty is to prevent the ball, puck, etc, from entering or crossing it



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