the crease

noun
Updated on: 15 Nov 2017

Definition of the crease

: an area around or in front of a goal in some games (such as hockey)
  • Players from the opposing team may not enter the crease.

Word by Word Definitions

crease play
  1. : a line, mark, or ridge made by or as if by folding a pliable substance

  2. : a specially marked area in various sports

  1. : to make a crease in or on : wrinkle

  2. : to wound slightly especially by grazing

  3. : to become creased


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