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hockey 1

Syllabification: hock·ey
Pronunciation: /ˈhäkē/

noun

1 Short for ice hockey.
Example sentences
  • They know that putting a good hockey team on the ice is only one way to pack the house.
  • His back was to her, and he was taking a few rounds of smashing a hockey puck into one of the set up goalposts from the center line.
  • Firepark will be transformed from a hockey rink into a Roman arena of sensual pleasures.
2 short for field hockey.
Example sentences
  • Admittedly, hockey is a team game, and we cannot attribute all losses just to one person.
  • There is no indication what the surface was, but it served for all manner of games from football to hockey, to cricket.
  • The second-half saw an excellent game of hockey with both teams determined to dominate.

Origin

Early 16th century: of unknown origin.

Words that rhyme with hockey

choccy, cocky, flocky, gnocchi, jockey, oche, pocky, rocky, schlocky, stocky

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There are 2 main definitions of hockey in English:

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hockey 2 Line breaks: hockey
Pronunciation: /ˈɒki/
/ˈhɒki/

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noun

Variant spelling of oche.

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