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
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

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. 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.

  2. 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.

  3. Scott MVP:

    It was the coolest thing I’ve done in hockey.

  4. Justin Williams:

    This is the first time in my life that Ive felt unsure of my aspirations with regards to hockey, for as long as I can remember, my whole offseason until this point has been hockey and doing what was necessary to prepare for the upcoming season.

  5. Trevanian from the novel "Shibumi":

    Melpomene was a substantial girl, thick of bosom, ankle, and forearm, rosy of cheek, and clear of eye. She seemed somehow incomplete without her hockey stick.

Images & Illustrations of hockey

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