badminton

noun bad·min·ton \ ˈbad-ˌmi-tᵊn , -ˌmin-tᵊn \

Definition of badminton

: a court game played with light long-handled rackets and a shuttlecock volleyed over a net

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Origin and Etymology of badminton

probably from Badminton House, seat of the Dukes of Beaufort in Wiltshire, England (though a historical link between the game and this place has not been demonstrated)


BADMINTON Defined for English Language Learners

badminton

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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

badminton

noun bad·min·ton \ ˈbad-ˌmin-tᵊn \

Definition of badminton for Students

: a game in which a shuttlecock is hit back and forth over a net by players using light rackets

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