hockey player

Definitions of hockey player
  1. noun
    an athlete who plays hockey
    synonyms: ice-hockey player
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    examples:
    Wayne Gretzky
    high-scoring Canadian ice-hockey player (born in 1961)
    Gordie Howe
    Canadian hockey player who holds the record for playing the most games (born 1928)
    Robert Orr
    Canadian hockey player (born 1948)
    types:
    center
    (ice hockey) the person who plays center on a hockey team
    goalie, goalkeeper, goaltender, netkeeper, netminder
    the soccer or hockey player assigned to protect the goal
    wing
    a hockey player stationed in a forward position on either side
    type of:
    athlete, jock
    a person trained to compete in sports
    participant, player
    a person who participates in or is skilled at some game
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