beach volleyball


: volleyball played outdoors on sand with usually two players to a side
Magnus said beach volleyball is attractive to the network because it's popular among both men and women, domestically and globally, and still has a lot of room for growth.Jimmy Golen

Examples of beach volleyball in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Dennis Hare, a San Diego State men’s volleyball star who became a beach volleyball Hall of Famer and a renowned artist, died March 10 from complications from Parkinson’s Disease. Fred Featherstone, San Diego Union-Tribune, 25 Mar. 2024 Clarkson, Manning and Tirico will be stationed at the Trocadero near the ceremony’s finish, with views of the Seine and the Eiffel Tower, which will host beach volleyball matches. Carly Thomas, The Hollywood Reporter, 12 Mar. 2024 Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront Hilton Cocoa Beach Oceanfront has direct beach access, an EV charging station, a pool overlooking the sand, bike and boogie board rentals, beach volleyball courts, and even surf lessons. Carrie Honaker, Travel + Leisure, 28 Feb. 2024 Beyond sunning and surfing, visitors can enjoy a game of beach volleyball. Carrie Honaker, Travel + Leisure, 28 Feb. 2024 Ross, who became a mother for the first time three months ago, has won Olympic gold, silver and bronze medals in beach volleyball. Richard Dunn, Orange County Register, 25 Feb. 2024 Equestrian events will be held at the Palace of Versailles, for example, while beach volleyball matches will be played in the shadow of the Eiffel Tower. Tom Schad, USA TODAY, 8 Feb. 2024 North Avenue Beach, just north of downtown, is popular for yoga and beach volleyball. Meena Thiruvengadam, Travel + Leisure, 21 Feb. 2024 That’s because Champ de Mars, a large park bordering the Eiffel Tower on one side, will become a temporary outdoor arena for beach volleyball. Sally French Of Nerdwallet, Quartz, 7 Feb. 2024

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Word History

First Known Use

1927, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of beach volleyball was in 1927

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“Beach volleyball.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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