stickhandle
intransitive verb Date: 1929 to maneuver a puck (as in hockey) or a ball (as in lacrosse) with a stick • stickhandler noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • stickhandle — [stik′han΄dəl] vt. stickhandled, stickhandling in various sports, to skillfully maneuver (a hockey puck, lacrosse ball, etc.) past the opposition using the appropriate stick stickhandler n. * * * stick·han·dle (stĭkʹhăn dl) intr.v. stick·han·dled …   Universalium

  • stickhandle — [stik′han΄dəl] vt. stickhandled, stickhandling in various sports, to skillfully maneuver (a hockey puck, lacrosse ball, etc.) past the opposition using the appropriate stick stickhandler n …   English World dictionary

  • stickhandle — verb a) To maintain individual possession of the puck or ball by controlling it with movements of ones stick, especially to do so in a skillful manner. Kovalev regained possession of the puck and stickhandled at full speed into neutral zone open… …   Wiktionary

  • stickhandle — maneuver, negotiate, deke you    When the lawyer tried to trap me I just stickhandled around his question and talked about something else …   English idioms

  • stickhandle — ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ ̷ ̷ intransitive verb Etymology: back formation, from stickhandling, from stick (I) + handling : to maintain control of a puck (as in ice hockey) by clever and deceptive dribbling stickhandled across the ice and cut in from the other… …   Useful english dictionary

  • stickhandler — noun see stickhandle …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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