field hockey

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field hockey

n.
A game played on turf in which two teams of 11 players use curved sticks to drive a ball into the other team's goal.

field hockey

n
(Hockey (Field & Ice)) US and Canadian hockey played on a field, as distinguished from ice hockey

field′ hock`ey


n.
a field game in which two teams of 11 players each use hockey sticks to try to drive a small ball into a netted goal.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.field hockey - a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open fieldfield hockey - 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
Translations
hokej
hockey
maahockey
hokej
ホッケー
하키
hockey
กีฬาฮ็อคกี้
khúc côn cầu

field hockey

n (Am) → hockey m inv (su prato)

field hockey

لُعْبَةُ الهُوكِي hokej hockey Hockey χόκεϊ hockey maahockey hockey hokej hockey ホッケー 하키 hockey hockey hokej hóquei хоккей hockey กีฬาฮ็อคกี้ hokey khúc côn cầu 曲棍球
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