noun. 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.
noun. the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal.
- ice-hockey player
- soccer player
- high status
Sentences with goaltender
1. Noun, singular or mass
A left-shooting goaltender will wear a blocker on his right hand and a trapper on his left hand.