goalie vs goalkeeper what difference

what is difference between goalie and goalkeeper

English

Etymology

Clipping of goalkeeper, goaltender +‎ -ie

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡəʊl.i/
  • Rhymes: -əʊli

Noun

goalie (plural goalies)

  1. (sports, colloquial) A goalkeeper or goaltender.
    Synonyms: goalkeeper, goaltender, netminder

Derived terms

  • goalieing

Translations

See also goalkeeper for translations.

Verb

goalie (third-person singular simple present goalies, present participle goalieing, simple past and past participle goalied)

  1. (ice hockey, colloquialism) To act as a goalie, to tend the goals, to mind the net.
    Synonyms: goalkeep, goaltend, netmind

Anagrams

  • elogia, oilgae


English

Alternative forms

  • goal-keeper, goal keeper

Etymology

From goal +‎ keeper.

Pronunciation

Noun

goalkeeper (plural goalkeepers)

  1. (sports) a designated player that attempts to prevent the opposing team from scoring by protecting a goal.
    Synonyms: goalie, goalminder, goaltender, keeper, netkeeper, netminder

Usage notes

  • In ice hockey and lacrosse goaltender is the correct term and in most other sports goalkeeper is the correct term. However, the terms are often used interchangeably.

Translations

Anagrams

  • gaolkeeper

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