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hock·ey

 (hŏk′ē)
n.
1. Ice hockey.
2. Field hockey.
3. Street hockey.

[Origin unknown.]

hockey

(ˈhɒkɪ)
n
1. (Hockey (Field & Ice))
a. a game played on a field by two opposing teams of 11 players each, who try to hit a ball into their opponents' goal using long sticks curved at the end
b. (as modifier): hockey stick; hockey ball.
2. (Hockey (Field & Ice)) See ice hockey
[C19: from earlier hawkey, of unknown origin]

hockey

(ˈhɒkɪ)
n
(Agriculture) dialect
a. the feast at harvest home; harvest supper
b. (as modifier): the hockey cart.
[C16: of unknown origin]

ice′ hock`ey


n.
a game played on ice between two teams of six skaters each, the object being to score goals by shooting a puck into the opponents' cage using a stick with a wooden blade.
[1880–85]

hockey

field hockey
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hockey - a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open fieldhockey - 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
field game - an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions
shinney, shinny - a simple version of hockey played by children on the streets (or on ice or on a field) using a ball or can as the puck
goalmouth - (sports) the area immediately in front of the goal
net - a goal lined with netting (as in soccer or hockey)
stick - a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
winger - (sports) player in wing position
2.hockey - 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 stickshockey - 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
hat trick - (sports) three consecutive scores by one player or three scores in one game (as in cricket or ice hockey etc.)
face-off - (ice hockey) the method of starting play; a referee drops the puck between two opposing players
contact sport - a sport that necessarily involves body contact between opposing players
athletic game - a game involving athletic activity
assist - (sports) the act of enabling another player to make a good play
icing the puck, icing - (ice hockey) the act of shooting the puck from within your own defensive area the length of the rink beyond the opponent's goal
power play - (ice hockey) a play in which one team has a numerical advantage over the other as a result of penalties; "the team was unable to capitalize on the power play"
check - obstructing an opponent in ice hockey
slapshot - a fast shot made with a short powerful swing of the hockey stick
penalty box - (ice hockey) an enclosed bench to the side of an ice-hockey rink for players who are serving time penalties
stick - a long implement (usually made of wood) that is shaped so that hockey or polo players can hit a puck or ball
game misconduct - (ice hockey) a penalty that suspends a player for the remainder of a game (but allows the team to send in a substitute for the suspended player)
center - (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
period - (ice hockey) one of three divisions into which play is divided in hockey games
Translations
hokejlední hokej
hockeyishockey
jääkiekkomaahockey
hokejhokej na ledu
hokijégkorong
hoki
íshokkí, ísknattleikur
アイスホッケーホッケー
하키아이스하키
hokejs
hokej
hokej
hockeyishockey
กีฬาไอซ์ฮอกกี้กีฬาฮ็อคกี้
гокей
khúc côn cầumôn khúc côn cầu trên băng

hockey

[ˈhɒkɪ]
A. Nhockey m (also field hockey) → hockey m sobre hierba (also ice hockey) → hockey m sobre hielo
B. CPD hockey player Njugador(a) m/f de hockey
hockey stick Npalo m de hockey

hockey

[ˈhɒki]
n (= field hockey) → hockey m sur gazon (= ice hockey) → hockey m
to play hockey (field hockey)jouer au hockey sur gazon; (ice hockey)jouer au hockey
modif [team] → de hockey; [player] → de hockey; [game, match] → de hockey; [pitch] → de hockey sur gazonhockey stick ncrosse f de hockey

hockey

nHockey nt; (US) → Eishockey nt

hockey

:
hockey pitch
nHockeyfeld nt
hockey player
nHockeyspieler(in) m(f); (US) → Eishockeyspieler(in) m(f)
hockey stick

hockey

[ˈhɒkɪ] nhockey m (su prato)

hockey

(ˈhoki) noun
a game for two teams of eleven players, played with clubs which are bent at one end (ˈhockey-sticks) and a ball, or in ice hockey, a round flat disc called a puck.

hockey

لُعْبَةُ الهُوكِي, لُعْبَةُ الهُوكِي عَلَى الـجَلِيدِ hokej, lední hokej hockey, ishockey Eishockey, Hockey χόκεϊ, χόκεϊ επί πάγου hockey, hockey sobre hielo jääkiekko, maahockey hockey, hockey sur glace hokej, hokej na ledu hockey, hockey sul ghiaccio アイスホッケー, ホッケー 아이스하키, 하키 hockey, ijshockey hockey, ishockey hokej, hokej na lodzie hóquei, hóquei sobre o gelo хоккей, хоккей на льду hockey, ishockey กีฬาไอซ์ฮอกกี้, กีฬาฮ็อคกี้ buz hokeyi, hokey khúc côn cầu, môn khúc côn cầu trên băng 冰上曲棍球, 曲棍球
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