Pronunciation Noun

hockey (uncountable)

  1. (North America) Ice hockey, a game on ice in which two teams of six players skate and try to score by shooting a puck into the opposing team's net, using their sticks.
  2. (British) Field hockey, a team sport played on a pitch on solid ground where players have to hit a ball into a net using a hockey stick.
  3. A variation of hockey, such as roller hockey, street hockey, shinny, or ball hockey.
Synonyms Translations Noun

hockey (uncountable)

  1. (US, slang) Faeces, excrement.
    • 1970, Donald Harington (writer), Lightning Bug:
      “I thought she'd just gone to pee but I reckon she must be making hockey too.”
    • 2014, Gwen Hunter, Bloodstone:
      My anger surged back a pace. “Harry Boone is a lickspittle, butt kissing, hunk of horse hockey,” I said precisely.

hockey (plural hockeys)

  1. (darts, dated) Alternative form of oche.

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