Definitions

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  • v. To perform a body check; to shove.

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Examples

  • This goal was almost un-Fowler-like: a body-check on Gary Neville followed by a deliciously ruthless right not left foot dink.

    Guardian writers choose their favourite Premier League goal

  • A recently released surveillance video shows Deputy Paul -- obviously much larger and heavier than Harris -- throwing a body-check into Harris, sending the man tumbling head-first against a wall.

    OpEdNews - Quicklink: (Video)"Tragic Accident": New Euphemism for Nearly Lethal Police Assault

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    OpEdNews - Quicklink: (Video)"Tragic Accident": New Euphemism for Nearly Lethal Police Assault

  • A video shows a police officer body-check a cyclist, Christopher Long, on to the sidewalk.

    CNN Transcript Jul 29, 2008

  • The single player game is high on repetition and low on quality opponent AI, but the ability to body-check Princess Peach into an electric fence adequately compensates.

    Gaming In 60 Seconds, Again

  • As we prepped for the next bumper, one of us decided that Buckshot Betsy should body-check my dad during her lap around the minitrack.

    Rollergirl

  • Or we split up, one of us hugging the inside line and the other patrolling the outside perimeter, looking for the opportunity to body-check the other jammer into the crowd.

    Rollergirl

  • When the initial impact got me in the form of a full body-check, I yelled several obscenities as I saw him continue running off (gratuitous use of the work Fuck ensued, of course), drawing attention to his flight.

    chicagojo Diary Entry

  • He saw one of the Palatines running forward and looking backward to receive the ball on a long pass, and he gave him a vicious body-check.

    The Dozen from Lakerim

  • Inside, it is filled with notes on how to body-check and handcuff people, but mixed in are sketches of flowers and scenery.

    NYT > Home Page

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