[ fawr-chek, fohr- ]
/ ˈfɔrˌtʃɛk, ˈfoʊr- /

verb (used without object) Ice Hockey.

to obstruct or impede the movement or progress of an attacking opponent in the opponent's own defensive zone.Compare back-check, check1(def 15).

Origin of fore-check

First recorded in 1950–55 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019