Recent Examples of badminton from the Web
Sport is a mixture of tennis, badminton and table tennis played with paddles and a whiffle ball on a court that’s a quarter the size of a tennis court.
Pickleball This sport is a combination of tennis, badminton and table tennis.
Pickleball is a racket sport that combines elements of tennis, table tennis and badminton.
Pingpong tables, planted terraces, exercise machines, a badminton area and shade trees round out the new park.
The women’s doubles final at the All England Open badminton tournament in Birmingham featured a truly mind-bending point that lasted a grueling 90 seconds and consisted of 102 shots.
Judy Devlin of Baltimore wins her second consecutive All-England badminton title, 11-7, 12-10, over Margaret Varner.
Harris, who played badminton as a student at Illinois State University , turned to tennis after her husband gave her a week at tennis camp following the birth of their first child.
Pickleball is a paddle sport that combines many elements of tennis, badminton and ping-pong.
These example sentences are selected automatically from various online news sources to reflect current usage of the word 'badminton.' Views expressed in the examples do not represent the opinion of Merriam-Webster or its editors. Send us feedback.
Origin and Etymology of badminton
First Known Use: 1863See Words from the same year
BADMINTON Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of badminton for English Language Learners
: a game in which a light feathered object (called a shuttlecock) is hit over a net by players using light rackets
BADMINTON Defined for Kids
Seen and Heard
What made you want to look up badminton? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).