sin bin

hockey

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  • sin bin — noun 1. (in ice hockey, etc) an enclosure to which a player is sent for a statutory length of time when suspended from a game for unruly behaviour 2. A room or other place to which disruptive school pupils are sent • • • Main Entry: ↑sin * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sin-bin — /ˈsɪn bɪn/ (say sin bin) Colloquial –noun 1. → shaggin wagon. 2. → penalty box (defs 1 and 2). –verb (t) (sin binned, sin binning) 3. (in sport) to send (a player) to the penalty box. 4. to remove from office or active duty while under… …   Australian English dictionary

  • sin-bin — sinˈ bin transitive verb To send (a person) to the sin bin • • • Main Entry: ↑sin …   Useful english dictionary

  • sin bin — n [singular] BrE informal a place away from the playing area where players in some sports, for example ↑ice hockey, are sent if they break the rules …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • sin bin — sin ,bin noun count INFORMAL an area outside an ICE RINK (=area of ice where sports are played) where an ICE HOCKEY player must sit when he or she has not obeyed a rule …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • sin bin — ► NOUN informal 1) (in sport) a box or bench to which offending players can be sent as a penalty during a game. 2) Brit. a detention centre for offenders …   English terms dictionary

  • sin bin — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms sin bin : singular sin bin plural sin bins informal an area outside an ice rink (= area of ice where sports are played) where an ice hockey player must sit when he or she has not obeyed a rule …   English dictionary

  • sin bin — noun a) An area where players are temporarily confined while suspended from play following an infringement of the rules of the game. Tommy Parker had propped Sporting World against a waterjug. He said I see Max de Woppa spent three minutes in the …   Wiktionary

  • sin-bin — also sin bin N SING In the sports of ice hockey and rugby league, if a player is sent to the sin bin, they are ordered to leave the playing area for a short period of time because they have done something that is against the rules …   English dictionary

  • sin bin — informal noun (in sport, especially ice hockey) a box or bench to which offending players can be sent as a penalty during a game. verb (sin bin) send (a player) to a sin bin …   English new terms dictionary

  • sin-bin — n. a van fitted with bedding as a place for necking and lovemaking. □ Wally said he was saving his money to buy sin bin so he could have more fun on dates. □ Some rusty old sin bin was parked in front of the house when I got there …   Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions


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