deke









deke


verb (used with object), deked, dek·ing.

  1. to deceive (an opponent) by a fake.

noun

  1. a fake or feint intended to deceive a defensive player, often drawing that player out of position.

noun

  1. Donald KentDeke, 1924–1993, U.S. astronaut.

noun

  1. (esp in ice hockey) the act or an instance of feinting

verb

  1. (esp in ice hockey) to deceive (an opponent) by carrying out a feint
n.

1960, ice hockey slang for a quick feinting move, short for decoy. The verb is attested from 1961.

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