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.

  2. 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

  2. Hockeynoun

    the stick used by the players

  3. 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. Claude Giroux:

    We’re just finding ways to lose hockey games.

  2. Valtteri Filppula:

    It is hard to put in words what this means, hockey is a big thing in Finland. We have come close a couple of times, and it's finally nice to get the first one. We played a great tournament, and this is the reward.

  3. Gary Bettman:

    It proves you're true hockey fans.

  4. The FBI:

    This attack continues for approximately 16 seconds until Foy is knocked down by another rioter. ... Foy raises his hockey stick above his head in celebration.

  5. Gerard Gallant:

    He's played real good hockey for us, he's the best goalie in the playoffs as far as I'm concerned and he will be.

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