Deke vs Dece - What's the difference?

deke | dece |


As a noun deke

is (ice hockey) a feint, fake, or other move made by the player with the puck to deceive a goaltender or other defender.

As a verb deke

is (canada) to avoid, go around, or dodge an object, person, or conversation topic; often by using trickery.

As an adjective dece is

(slang) decent; reasonably good.

Other Comparisons: What's the difference?

deke

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • (ice hockey) A feint, fake, or other move made by the player with the puck to deceive a goaltender or other defender.
  • (ice hockey) A series of feints, fakes, or other moves made by the player with the puck to deceive a goaltender or other defender.
  • (Canada, slang) A quick detour.
  • Verb

    (en-verb)
  • (Canada) To avoid, go around, or dodge an object, person, or conversation topic; often by using trickery.
  • (in hockey) To execute a deke .
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    dece

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • (slang) decent; reasonably good
  • * 1993 , "Chris L Concepcion", Re: _Bad Voltage_'' (on newsgroup ''alt.cyberpunk )
  • I'm sorry but this book did not quite move me. Yeah, the slang wuz kewl, the attitude was neat, and the music was dece (if you read the book four years ago) but it's not THE BEST READ I've ever had
  • * 2006 , "[email protected]", Re: Callahan race, post-Regionals'' (on newsgroup ''rec.sport.disc )
  • Salad and Franchise both played ridiculously well after we took our lead, especially considering the ridiculous conditions of the game. I suppose the rest of Texas was dece as well, good for you
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