Ask Difference

Lacrosse vs. Hockey — What's the Difference?

Lacrosse vs. Hockey — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Lacrosse and Hockey

ADVERTISEMENT

Compare with Definitions

Lacrosse

Lacrosse is a team sport played with a lacrosse stick and a lacrosse ball. It is the oldest organized sport in North America, with its origins in indigenous Canada as early as the 17th century.
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

Hockey is a sport in which two teams play against each other by trying to manoeuvre a ball or a puck into the opponent's goal using a hockey stick. There are many types of hockey such as bandy, field hockey, ice hockey and rink hockey.
Nov 29, 2022

Lacrosse

A game played on a rectangular field by two teams of ten players each, in which participants use a long-handled stick that has a webbed pouch on one end to try to propel a ball into the opposing team's goal.
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

A team game played between two teams of eleven players each, using hooked sticks with which the players try to drive a small hard ball towards goals at opposite ends of a field. In North America it is called field hockey to distinguish it from ice hockey.
Nov 29, 2022

Lacrosse

(sports) A sport played on a field between two opposing teams using sticks (crosses) and a ball, whereby one team defeats the other by scoring more goals within the allotted time.
Nov 29, 2022
ADVERTISEMENT

Hockey

Variant spelling of oche
Nov 29, 2022

Lacrosse

A game of ball, originating among the North American Indians, now the popular field sport of Canada, and played also in England and the United States. Each player carries a long-handled racket, called a "crosse". The ball is not handled but caught with the crosse and carried on it, or tossed from it, the object being to carry it or throw it through one of the goals placed at opposite ends of the field.
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

Ice hockey.
Nov 29, 2022

Lacrosse

A game invented by American indians; now played by two teams who use long-handled rackets to catch and carry and throw the ball toward the opponents' goal
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

Field hockey.
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

Street hockey.
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

(Commonwealth) Field hockey, a team sport played on a pitch on solid ground where players have to hit a ball into a net using a hockey stick.
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

(North America) Ice hockey, a game on ice in which two teams of six players skate and try to score by shooting a puck into the opposing team's net, using their sticks.
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

A variation of hockey, such as roller hockey, street hockey, shinny, or ball hockey.
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

Senseid|en|darts}} {{alternative form of oche.
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

A game in which two parties of players, armed with sticks curved or hooked at the end, attempt to drive any small object (as a ball or a bit of wood) toward opposite goals.
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

The stick used by the players.
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

Hockey played on a field; two opposing teams use curved sticks to drive a ball into the opponents' net
Nov 29, 2022

Hockey

A game played on an ice rink by two opposing teams of 6 skaters each who try to knock a flat round puck into the opponents' goal with hockey sticks
Nov 29, 2022

Share Your Discovery

Share via Social Media
Embed This Content
Embed Code
Share Directly via Messenger
Link

Popular Comparisons

Featured Comparisons

Trending Comparisons

New Comparisons

Trending Terms