body check


body check
body check
n.
Hockey the fair block of an opponent who has the puck by bumping with the body, shoulder to hip, from the front or side

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  • body-check — n. & v. Sport n. a deliberate obstruction of one player by another. v.tr. obstruct in this way. * * * bodˈy check noun (sport) A deliberate obstruction of an opposing player s movements, permitted in eg lacrosse and ice hockey, not in soccer… …   Useful english dictionary

  • body check — I. noun : a blocking of an opponent with the body in ice hockey and lacrosse II. verb Etymology: body (I) check : to block with a body check …   Useful english dictionary

  • body check — 1. noun A move in ice hockey or lacrosse in which a player impedes another with his body 2. verb To perform a body check on someone …   Wiktionary

  • body-check — See body check. * * * …   Universalium

  • body-check — verb To perform a body check; to shove …   Wiktionary

  • body-check — noun (especially in ice hockey) an attempt to obstruct a player by bumping into them. verb obstruct (a player) with a body check …   English new terms dictionary

  • body check — bod′y check n. Ice Hockey. spo an obstructing or impeding with the body of the movement or progress of an opponent • Etymology: 1890–95 bod′y check , v.t. v.i …   From formal English to slang

  • body check — noun Date: 1892 a blocking of an opposing player with the body (as in ice hockey or lacrosse) • bodycheck transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • body check — Ice Hockey. an obstructing or impeding with the body of the movement or progress of an opponent. Cf. check1 (def. 42). [1890 95] * * * …   Universalium

  • body check — Hong Kong English is a medical checkup (medical examination), not a contact with an opponent from the front (due to literal translation from Chinese) …   English dialects glossary