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, hockeynoun

    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 gamenoun

    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. hockeynoun

    Variation of oche.

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

Webster Dictionary

  1. Hockeynoun

    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. Hockeynoun

    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.

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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. Chris Creamer:

    You look at examples, say, between baseball and hockey. You have the New York Rangers and the Texas Rangers or the Edmonton Oilers and the Houston Oilers have existed for many years in hockey and football and it’s hard to argue that there’s going to be confusion in 2018 for these names that have existed together with no issues for 40, 50, 60 years.

  2. Brock McGinn:

    You just want to hug each other, i dont think anything goes through your mind. I think youre just too excited. Weve battled so long the last couple months it felt like its been playoff hockey. For this to go to Game 7 in double overtime, its a pretty awesome feeling in this dressing room to come out on top.

  3. Mark Scheifele:

    That’s the way hockey goes. It’s going to test you. It’s going to push you, but those guys have fight.

  4. Wayne Gretzky:

    Its harder than people think, theres a little bit more pressure on these young guys than people think. Connors been in the league a few years, hes lived up to it. ... Young Hughes is going to be a fine hockey player. Ive watched Young Hughes play quite a bit. Hes 18 years old, hes in the right situation.

  5. Keila Lino:

    We want to... make a change in some way, it’s not fair. We know it’s not fair. We don’t want revenge. We want changes. Read Lino's story and those of other victims lost this year because of the flu. Nico Mallozzi, 10, died on Sunday after suffering from flu complications, according to a medical examiner. ( Kirsten Morin, courtesy of the Nico Mallozzi family) Nico Mallozzi started feeling sick before participating in The Cup North American Championship hockey tournament in Buffalo, New York. The 10-year-old from New Canaan, Conn., reportedly left the tournament early, and was later rushed to a hospital, where he died on Jan. 13. The fourth-grader's death was a result of.

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