Ultimate Frisbee


often not capitalized
: a game played on a rectangular field between two seven-player teams in which a plastic disc is advanced by being thrown from player to player and in which a team scores by catching a throw in the opponent's end zone

called also Ultimate

Examples of Ultimate Frisbee in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Joseph Dutko of Medina, has been elected president of Ultimate Frisbee at the University of Findlay for the 2022-2023 academic year. Sam Boyer, cleveland, 13 Oct. 2022 The real-estate investment trust is adding new amenities ranging from zip lines and Ultimate Frisbee to pool cabanas equipped with Wi-Fi and external monitors for laptops to support this new demand from business travelers. Kate King, WSJ, 23 Aug. 2022 Stoneleigh Elementary School fifth grader Noah Reiss first launched his plan to bring Ultimate Frisbee to local youth last March. Courtney McGee, baltimoresun.com, 24 Feb. 2022 Thomas is also a competitive Ultimate Frisbee player who has competed in both U.S. national championship and world championship events. Sfchronicle Pr, San Francisco Chronicle, 15 Nov. 2021 Still, the group was friendly, bantering over board games and Ultimate Frisbee. The New Yorker, 12 Nov. 2021 Nathan Hurst, a freelance journalist and former professional Ultimate Frisbee player, recommends a substantial flying disc like the Discraft Ultra-Star 175 (about $12), for its nice heft (6.2 ounces) and dependable build. New York Times, 11 May 2021 For the uninitiated, Ultimate Frisbee began its rise around 1968, but has a stand-alone name now. BostonGlobe.com, 23 Apr. 2021 Sports camps for a range of ages include baseball, fencing, basketball, gymnastics, cheerleading, flag football, lacrosse, soccer, volleyball, Ultimate Frisbee and tennis. chicagotribune.com, 9 Apr. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1971, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Ultimate Frisbee was in 1971

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“Ultimate Frisbee.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ultimate%20Frisbee. Accessed 20 Jul. 2024.

Kids Definition

Ultimate Frisbee

often not capitalized
: a game played between two teams in which a plastic disk is advanced by being thrown from player to player

called also ultimate

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