Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

body check

noun

Definition of body check

  1. :  a blocking of an opposing player with the body (as in ice hockey or lacrosse)

bodycheck

play \ˈbä-dē-ˌchek\ transitive verb


1892

First Known Use of body check

1892


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up body check? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

in the capacity or character of

Get Word of the Day daily email!