Associations to the word «Puck»


PUCK, noun. (ice hockey) A hard rubber disc; any other flat disc meant to be hit across a flat surface in a game.
PUCK, noun. (chiefly Canada) An object shaped like a puck.
PUCK, noun. (computing) A pointing device with a crosshair.
PUCK, noun. (hurling) A penalty shot.
PUCK, noun. A mischievous spirit.
PUCK, proper noun. (mythology) a mischievous sprite in Celtic mythology and English folklore.
PUCK, proper noun. (astronomy) One of the satellites of the planet Uranus
PUCK BUNNIES, noun. Plural of puck bunny
PUCK BUNNY, noun. (very rare slang) (ice hockey) A female ice hockey fan, often one whose interest in the sport is primarily motivated by attraction to the players rather than enjoyment of the game itself. Puck bunnies exhibit similar traits to those of groupies toward musicians.
PUCK HANDLING, noun. Alternative form of puck-handling
PUCK PALACE, noun. (Canada and northern US) (ice hockey) (informal) An arena containing a rink and spectator seating for playing and viewing ice hockey, especially one which is considered to be well-equipped and state-of-the-art.

Dictionary definition

PUCK, noun. A mischievous sprite of English folklore.
PUCK, noun. A vulcanized rubber disk 3 inches in diameter that is used instead of a ball in ice hockey.

Wise words

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