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.

How to pronounce hockey?

  1. Alex
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    Daniel
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    Karen
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    Veena
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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. Gilbert Perreault:

    We had so many good years together, i was glad to be his friend for so many years and very glad to play hockey with him for so many years. But being his friend was special.

  2. Coyne Schofield:

    We look to the WNBA as leaders in women's professional team sports and continue to fight for the day when women's professional hockey has an infrastructure that aligns with a model like the WNBA.

  3. The Bruins:

    The National Hockey League is getting a black eye with the officiating this playoffs and here's another one that's going to be talked about, what was being said was you missed an effing call is what was being said on the bench for obvious reasons. But after that we had to settle down and play.

  4. Bobby Ryan:

    It’s really weird that I didn’t want to go back to my other name, i don’t know if it was because I didn’t want to be associated with everything that happened or I was getting recognition throughout the country for hockey or what it was . . . but I liked it. I felt more comfortable with it at that point for some reason.

  5. 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.

Images & Illustrations of hockey

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