deke


deke
I
Canadian Slang
a sports term meaning to dodge and out-maneuver.
II
Canadian Slang
A word derived from decoy and used to decribe a fake or feint intended to deceive a defensive player, often drawing that player out of position, usually in hockey, as in "I deked him out and scored."

English dialects glossary. 2013.

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  • deke — 1960, ice hockey slang for a quick feinting move, short for DECOY (Cf. decoy). The verb is attested from 1961 …   Etymology dictionary

  • deke — verb (deked; dekeing) Etymology: short for 2decoy Date: 1960 transitive verb to fake (an opponent) out of position (as in ice hockey) intransitive verb to deke an opponent • deke noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • deke — ˈdēk verb ( ed/ ing/ s s) Etymology: short for decoy (II) transitive verb : to fake (an opponent) out of position (as in ice hockey) …   Useful english dictionary

  • deke — 1. noun /diːk/ a) A feint, fake, or other move made by the player with the puck to deceive a goaltender or other defender. b) A series of feints, fakes, or other moves made by the player with the puck to deceive a goaltender or other defender. 2 …   Wiktionary

  • deke — v. deceive an opponent in hockey by making a misleading move (Slang); deke an opponent n. deceptive motion in hockey (Slang); fake move meant to deceive an opponent …   English contemporary dictionary

  • deke — /deek/, v., deked, deking, n. Ice Hockey. v.t. 1. to deceive (an opponent) by a fake. n. 2. a fake or feint intended to deceive a defensive player, often drawing that player out of position. [1955 60; orig. Canadian E shortening of DECOY] * * * …   Universalium

  • deke — [[t]dik[/t]] v. deked, dek•ing, n. 1) can. spo to deceive (an opponent) by a fake 2) can. spo a fake or feint intended to deceive a defensive player, often drawing that player out of position • Etymology: 1955–60; orig. Canadian E shortening of… …   From formal English to slang

  • dekė — ×dẽkė sf. (2) Al žr. dekis: Duok kokią dẽkę arkliui apklot PnmR …   Dictionary of the Lithuanian Language

  • Deke Pascal — Family Affairs character Portrayed by Darren Saul Duration 2001 2002 Profile Occupation Musician …   Wikipedia


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