Simple Definition of softball
: a sport that is similar to baseball but that is played on a smaller field and with a ball that is pitched underhand and that is larger and softer than a baseball
: the ball that is used in softball
: a question that is very easy to answer
Full Definition of softball
1 : a sport similiar to baseball played on a small diamond with a ball that is larger than a baseball and that is pitched underhand; also : the ball used in this game
2 : a question requiring only an easy or simple response
softballerplay \-ˌbȯ-lər\ noun
Examples of softball in a sentence
Do you want to play softball?
All the questions in the interview were softballs.
First Known Use of softball
SOFTBALL Defined for Kids
Definition of softball for Students
1 : a game like baseball played with a larger ball thrown underhand
2 : the ball used in softball
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