To slam into someone from any direction with a massive force, meant to cause harm/impede them; severe pushing. Usually found in sports such as soccer; deserving of a foul call, and/or, depending on its strength, a yellow card.
Our forward had to drop back to mid because the other players were disorganised. She was pulling our team together, so that hippo of a girl #18 on their team body checked her and put her out.
by gingerbread November 27, 2007