body check

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

body check (plural body checks)

  1. Used other than with a figurative or idiomatic meaning: see body,‎ check.
  2. (sports) A move in ice hockey or lacrosse in which a player impedes another with his body
  3. (Hong Kong) A general health checkup performed by a medical practitioner.

Verb[edit]

body check (third-person singular simple present body checks, present participle body checking, simple past and past participle body checked)

  1. (sports) To perform a body check on someone.