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  Definition of Goalkeeper
  1. the defensive position on an ice hockey or soccer or lacrosse team who stands in front of the goal and tries to prevent opposing players from scoring
  2. the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
Similar Words: goalie, goaltender, netkeeper, netminder

 

Language Translations:
Bosnian: golman   Bulgarian: вратар  
Chinese: 守门员   Croatian: vratar  
Danish: målmand   Dutch: keeper  
Estonian: väravavaht   Finnish: maalivahti  
French: gardien de but   German: Torwart  
Greek: τερματοφύλακας   Hebrew: שוער  
Hungarian: kapus   Icelandic: markvörður  
Italian: portiere   Macedonian: golman  
Norwegian: målvakt   Polish: bramkarz  
Portuguese: guarda-redes   Russian: вратарь  
Slovak: brankar   Spanish: arquero  
Swedish: målvakt   Turkish: kaleci  
 
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