Sweep-check

sweep check

noun Ice Hockey.
a maneuver for depriving an opponent of the puck by seizing it in the crook of one's stick and pulling it away with a movement in a long arc, the stick being held level or nearly level with the ice. Compare check1 ( def 37 ).

Origin:
1960–65

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To sweep-check
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: sweep-back
Next Definition: sweep-hand
Words Near: sweep-check
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for sweep-check
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing sweep-check
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature