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bodycheck

[ bod-ee-chek ]

verb (used with or without object)

  1. Ice Hockey. to give (an opponent) a body check.


bodycheck

/ ˈbɒdɪˌtʃɛk /

noun

  1. sport obstruction of another player
  2. wrestling the act of blocking a charging opponent with the body


verb

  1. tr to deliver a bodycheck to (an opponent)

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Word History and Origins

Origin of bodycheck1

First recorded in 1905–10; v. use of body check

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