What does hockey mean?

Definitions for hockeyˈhɒk i

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word hockey.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. field hockey, hockey(noun)

    a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net

  2. ice hockey, hockey, hockey game(noun)

    a game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of six skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with angled sticks

Wiktionary

  1. hockey(Noun)

    Variation of oche.

  2. Origin: Unknown origin, 16th century, possibly related to hook due to the curvature of the stick.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hockey(noun)

    a game in which two parties of players, armed with sticks curved or hooked at the end, attempt to drive any small object (as a ball or a bit of wood) toward opposite goals

  2. Hockey(noun)

    the stick used by the players

  3. Origin: [From Hook, n.]

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Hockey

    hok′i, n. a game at ball played with a club or stick curved at one end, shinty.—Also Hook′ey. [Prob. O. Fr. hoquet, a crook.]

  2. Hockey

    hok′i, n. (prov.) harvest-home, the harvest-supper.—Also Hawk′ey, Hork′ey.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Hockey

    A game in which two parties of players provided with curved or hooked sticks seek to drive a ball or puck through opposite goals. This applies to either ice hockey or field hockey.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of hockey in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of hockey in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Rodney Dangerfield:

    I went to a fight the other night, and a hockey game broke out.

  2. Pierre Trudeau:

    Canada is a country whose main exports are hockey players and cold fronts. Our main imports are baseball players and acid rain.

  3. Trevanian from the novel "Shibumi":

    Melpomene was a substantial girl, thick of bosom, ankle, and forearm, rosy of cheek, and clear of eye. She seemed somehow incomplete without her hockey stick.

  4. Happy Gilmore:

    Happy During high school, I played junior hockey and still hold two league records most time spent in the penalty box and I was the only guy to ever take off his skate and try to stab somebody.

  5. Jack Capuano:

    Similar to what Islanders Hockey had here in the'80s, long Island dynasty teams've got some skill, Long Island dynasty teams've got some grit. Obviously, Islanders Hockey had good goaltending here.

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