What does Hockey mean?

Definitions for Hockey
ˈhɒk iHock·ey

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.

    Etymology: 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

    Etymology: [From Hook, n.]

  2. Hockey(noun)

    the stick used by the players

    Etymology: [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.

Editors Contribution

  1. hockey

    A type of sport.

    Hockey is a great team sport.

    Submitted by MaryC on March 8, 2020  

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Etymology and Origins

  1. Hockey

    Expresses the diminutive of hook, the club used in this game being only slightly hooked at the end.

How to pronounce Hockey?

  1. Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Indian

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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

Examples of Hockey in a Sentence

  1. Pekka Rinne:

    I’m not going to lie, it felt good to win a game, it’s been a while since I won a hockey game, so it does feel good.

  2. Chief Gordon:

    The bigger picture is preparing Some Parkland teachers in having a plan in a classroom, the hockey puck is nothing more than an improvised weapon, so people know what to do. There's no time to talk about a plan when you find yourself in that situation.

  3. The Ducks:

    It's going to be nice to sit back and just recover, when you're playing a hockey game where there's 100 hits, it's going to take a toll on you so you've got to just sit back, relax and get ready.

  4. Keith Blase:

    The sport is turning to more and more younger athletes that are more physically fit, the game has increased in terms of speed and physicality and, along the way of course, we worked very hard to try to, in addition to raising that competitive level of all countries, to get new countries interested in and involved in playing sports, when I first started, if you weren’t training, not eating the best and worked out only occasionally, if you knew the sport and had good hockey sense, you’d be okay.

  5. Grant Fuhr:

    Willie paved the path for the rest of us. In that way he is a true builder of the game, if you look up the word' builder' there should be a picture of Willie. He is the Jackie Robinson of hockey.

Images & Illustrations of Hockey

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