noun \ˈpək\

Definition of PUCK

archaic :  an evil spirit :  demon
:  a mischievous sprite :  hobgoblin; specifically capitalized :  robin goodfellow

Origin of PUCK

Middle English puke, from Old English pūca; akin to Old Norse pūki devil
First Known Use: before 12th century



Definition of PUCK

:  a vulcanized rubber disk used in ice hockey

Origin of PUCK

English dialect puck to poke, hit, probably from Irish poc butt, stroke in hurling, literally, buck (male deer)
First Known Use: 1891


Next Word in the Dictionary: pucka
Previous Word in the Dictionary: puchero
All Words Near: puck

Seen & Heard

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

Get Our Free Apps
Voice Search, Favorites,
Word of the Day, and More
Join Us on FB & Twitter
Get the Word of the Day and More