Deke meaning

dēk
To deceive (an opponent) in ice hockey by a fake.

Deked the goalie with a move from left to right.

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A fake, intended to deceive a member of an opposing team in ice hockey.
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A quick, deceptive movement made so as to elude an opponent.
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To make such a movement against (an opponent)
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(ice hockey) A feint, fake, or other move made by the player with the puck to deceive a goaltender or other defender.
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(ice hockey) A series of feints, fakes, or other moves made by the player with the puck to deceive a goaltender or other defender.
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(Canada, slang) A quick detour.
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(Canada) To avoid, go around, or dodge an object, person, or conversation topic; often by using trickery.
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(in hockey) To execute a deke.
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Origin of deke

  • Short for decoy
    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
  • Canadian. From decoy
    From Wiktionary