To deceive (an opponent) in ice hockey by a fake.
Deked the goalie with a move from left to right.
A fake, intended to deceive a member of an opposing team in ice hockey.
A quick, deceptive movement made so as to elude an opponent.
To make such a movement against (an opponent)
(Canada) To avoid, go around, or dodge an object, person, or conversation topic; often by using trickery.
(in hockey) To execute a deke.
Origin of deke
- Short for decoy
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- Canadian. From decoy