Definition of Hockeyroos in English:

Hockeyroos

plural noun

  • The Australian women's hockey team.

    ‘it was one of the best Scottish performances ever against the Hockeyroos’
    • ‘A victory against the Dutch on Sunday may not be enough for the Hockeyroos to clinch the last semi-final slot.’
    • ‘The Hockeyroos' next match is against South Africa on Monday.’
    • ‘When the Hockeyroos exerted pressure on New Zealand inside their own half, turnovers proved costly as Australia made the visitors pay for their indecision.’
    • ‘It wasn't such a happy tale for the Hockeyroos.’
    • ‘She pounced on a defensive lapse by the Hockeyroos to push home a second goal.’
    • ‘The improved fluency allowed the Hockeyroos to find their attacking rhythm.’
    • ‘The Hockeyroos line-up to contest the ANZ Women's Hockey Challenge has been named.’
    • ‘The defeat means the Hockeyroos face an uphill climb to make the semi-finals.’
    • ‘Four goals in the opening 20 minutes guaranteed a Hockeyroos victory.’
    • ‘ABC television will broadcast Hockeyroos' matches against the USA.’

Origin

1990s modelled on Socceroos.

Pronunciation

Hockeyroos

/ˌhɒkɪˈruːz/