Definition of field hockey in US English:

field hockey


North American
  • A game played between two teams of eleven players who use hooked sticks to drive a small hard ball toward goals at opposite ends of a field.

    • ‘Field hockey is played by more than 3 million people around the world, on all 5 continents.’
    • ‘This site is dedicated to the promotion of field hockey in Western United States and Canada.’


field hockey

/ˈfēl(d) ˈˌhäkē//ˈfil(d) ˈˌhɑki/