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deke

deke

English

An animation of a deke (feint in ice hockey)

Noun

deke (plural dekes)

  1. (ice hockey) A feint, fake, or other move made by the player with the puck to deceive a goaltender or defenceman.
  2. (ice hockey) A series of feints, fakes, or other moves made by the player with the puck to deceive a goaltender or defenceman.
  3. (Canada, slang) A quick detour.

Translations

Verb

deke (third-person singular simple present dekes, present participle deking, simple past and past participle deked)

  1. (Canada) To avoid, go around, or dodge an object, person, or conversation topic; often by using trickery.
  2. (ice hockey) To execute a deke.

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Esperanto

Etymology

dek + -e

Adverb

deke

  1. tenthly

Pohnpeian

Noun

deke

  1. island, islet, atoll
  2. coral or reef island