goalkeeper vs netminder what difference

what is difference between goalkeeper and netminder

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


English

Etymology

net +‎ minder

Alternative forms

  • net-minder
  • net minder

Noun

netminder (plural netminders)

  1. (journalism, sports) A goalkeeper or goaltender.

Synonyms

  • goalkeeper
  • goaltender
  • goalie

Related terms

  • netminding

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