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?

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    Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
    Veena
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How to say Hockey in sign language?

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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. John McCain:

    The other organizations - Major League Baseball, the National Hockey League, National Basketball Association and Major League Soccer - should also conduct an audit and return the money or donate Major League Baseball to service members, veterans and their families.

  2. Drew Galloway:

    My favorite fans are Holly and Sophie but I still love all of my fans. Holly, Sophie, if you're out there, good luck with hockey!

  3. Billie Jean:

    In order for women's professional hockey to thrive and ensure that young girls have the same opportunity to play in a professional league as young boys, it takes significant investment and infrastructure, our goal is to ensure these women get the support, platform and professional environment they need.

  4. Judith Aberg:

    I’ve gone to hockey games and they hit hard and you can see a spray of saliva. In that context, 15 cases is not so bad.

  5. Stanley Cup-winning defenceman Slava Voynov:

    Earlier today, I notified the National Hockey League, the National Hockey League Players' Association and the Los Angeles Kings of my decision to immediately begin the formal process of returning to Russia with my family, i sincerely apologize to those in and around the game of hockey, who have been affected by my situation, and I also wish the players of the Los Angeles Kings success in the future.

Images & Illustrations of Hockey

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