how to pronounce hockey


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the above transcription of hockey is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

hockey is pronounced in two syllables

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An example use of hockey in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… two very well done hockey pucks seasoned …”

meanings of hockey


  1. Alternative form of oche.
  2. 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.
  3. Faeces, excrement.
  4. 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.
  5. A variation of hockey, such as roller hockey, street hockey, shinny, or ball hockey.

hockey frequency in english - C1 level of CEFR

the word hockey occurs in english on average 13.8 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C1 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

topics hockey can be related to

it is hard to perfectly classify words into specific topics since each word can have many context of its use, but our machine-learning models believe that hockey can be often used in the following areas:

1) leisure and entertainment;

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