- a goalkeeper.
Origin of goalie
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Examples from the Web for goalie
Neurologist Oliver Sacks says the syndrome helps give the Team USA goalie ‘abnormal quickness.’Why Tourette’s May Be Tim Howard’s Secret Weapon on the Field
July 3, 2014
And in a flash, Varela had headed the ball past Tim Howard, the American goalie, draining the latter, in an instant, of all color.Team USA 2, Portugal 2: Seconds Away From World Cup Glory
June 23, 2014
At eight o'clock the team filed out to warm up, Sawchuck leading, wide-legged in his goalie pads, and Howe last.
He roomed there with another kid, a goalie and all they did was walk to the old Amphitheater for practice and back again.
After a blunder by England's goalie, the U.S. finished 1-1 in their first World Cup meeting with the Brits in 60 years.World Cup Wrap-Up
June 12, 2010
They must have confidence in their goalie, and should give him plenty of room in which to operate.
There should be a general understanding between the two backs, and also between them and the goalie.
The goalie was a tall red headed guy from our room and he slept in the bunk above me.The Biography of a Rabbit
- informal short for goalkeeper
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Word Origin and History for goalie
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