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Synonyms for goalkeeper
ˈgoʊlˌki pərgoal·keep·er

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Wiktionary

  1. goalkeepernoun

    Synonyms:
    netminder, goalie, keeper, netkeeper, goaltender

  2. goalkeepernoun

    a designated player that protects a goal by attempting to prevent the opposing team from scoring.

    Synonyms:
    goalie, netminder, netkeeper, goaltender, keeper

Princeton's WordNet

  1. goalkeeper, goalie, goaltender, netkeeper, netmindernoun

    the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal

    Synonyms:
    goalie, goaltender, netkeeper, netminder

  2. goalkeeper, goalie, goaltender, netkeepernoun

    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

    Synonyms:
    goalie, goaltender, netkeeper, netminder

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "goalkeeper":

    goalie, bouncer, guard, doorman

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How to use goalkeeper in a sentence?

  1. Diego Godin:

    Fernando is a great goalkeeper... We all make mistakes.. On other occasions, he has rescued us with incredible saves.

  2. Susan Shalabi:

    So they say they've approved 95% of the permits. Let's be more optimistic and assume that they approve 99%. What's the point if the 1% includes the head coach, captain or goalkeeper of the national team? Or those of a visiting team? Will any association accept to play without all or any of these? It's about the principle, not statistics. Footballers should not be denied to move at all.

  3. Joe Montemurro:

    Caitlin Foord at Arsenal said in a media session before Arsenals recent 2-1 loss to Paris Saint-Germain in the Champions League. European football, with the level its at, and the English league obviously making strides as well, I think that was very attractive to us. Arsenal manager Joe Montemurro, Joe Montemurro an Aussie, has added more Matildas in defender Steph Catley and goalkeeper Lydia Williams. Theyre obviously here because they want these challenges.

  4. Brendan Schwab:

    We believe that those sports who want to try and go first, they do try and set the very best practices, we were very impressed by the comments of Bayern Munich and Germany goalkeeper Manuel Neuer who was saying that, yes this is a leadership example, we as players have to step up to the mark. And, when it comes to health and safety, the leagues and the governing bodies need to do the same.

  5. Gareth Southgate:

    I believed our goalkeeper would save one, and the technique of our players in taking them was superb. I have to credit our big support team who have done a lot of work in that area over the last few months.


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