beer pong

noun
\ -ˈpäŋ How to pronounce beer pong (audio) , -ˈpȯŋ\

Definition of beer pong

: a game in which a set of beer-containing cups is placed at two ends of a table and in which a player scores by bouncing or tossing a Ping-Pong ball into an opponent's cup from which the opponent then has to drink the beer

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Randle allegedly hit three people with a car at the February 2016 party after getting angry over a game of beer pong in which a player reportedly used a racial slur. Greg Norman, Fox News, "Ex-Dallas Cowboys player Joseph Randle arrested on suspicion of rape, records show," 7 Sep. 2018 In reality, most girls from my school lost their virginity slumped against a tree in an apple orchard, bark jabbing uncomfortably into their spines, in between rounds of beer pong. Karley Sciortino, Vogue, "Is There a “Right” Way to Lose Your Virginity?," 19 Oct. 2018 The fest features more than 30 Chicago breweries, food trucks, activities (including making a pretzel necklace to nosh on while drinking and a competition for best necklace) and of course beer pong. Hannah Steinkopf-frank, RedEye Chicago, "Chicago festivals this week: Cantina Crawl 2018, Chicago Beer Classic," 4 May 2018 The bash will also feature a beer and cocktail garden, bagpipe players, giant beer pong and jumbo corn hole, local vendors, food trucks and more. Kellie Hwang, azcentral, "Cheers with green beer at these 20 St. Patrick's Day parties across Phoenix," 12 Mar. 2018 Kate Geminder: There was a house down the street from the office where five or six of the engineers lived that was one ongoing beer pong party. Adam Fisher, WIRED, "Sex, Beer, and Coding: Inside Facebook’s Wild Early Days," 10 July 2018 Play beer pong, Plinko, and pin the pepperoni on the pizza. Liz Biro, Indianapolis Star, "Top 10 food events in and around Indianapolis this February," 1 Feb. 2018 Besides music, there will be a giant beer pong tournament, games and a DJed after party inside City Lounge until 2:30 a.m. A general admission weekend pass is $30. Hannah Kirby, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, "21 Things-to-do in the southern suburbs in July," 2 July 2018 Eventually, it was sold yet again to the Solo Cup Company, makers of one-third of the materials necessary for beer pong. Alexis C. Madrigal, The Atlantic, "Disposable America," 21 June 2018

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First Known Use of beer pong

1972, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for beer pong

beer + Ping-Pong

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