Definitions for hockeyˈhɒk i

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

hock•eyˈhɒk i(n.)

  1. Category: Sport

    Ref: ice hockey.

  2. Category: Sport

    Ref: field hockey.

Origin of hockey:

1520–30; earlier hockie, perh. =hock-hook+-ie -ie

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

Kernerman English Learner's Dictionary

  1. hockey(noun)ˈhɒk i

    ice hockey


  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

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.

Anagrams of hockey

  1. Chokey

Translations for hockey

Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a game for two teams of eleven players, played with clubs which are bent at one end (ˈhockey-sticks) and a ball, or in ice hockey , a round flat disc called a puck.

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