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

Examples of beer pong in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web On the street, find beer pong, flip cup, and cornhole along with a mariachi band and DJs. Patrick Connolly, Orlando Sentinel, 4 May 2022 Yes, it’s like beer pong, but an all-ages game that anyone can play outdoors. Alesandra Dubin, Woman's Day, 16 May 2022 There’s hijinks, physical humor, some drinking, some beer pong and even Clooney doing the classic running man dance. Chris Gardner, The Hollywood Reporter, 27 Apr. 2022 The Alabama campus also allowed tailgating for the first time since it was banned in 2020, to the Quad once again filled up for some cornhole, beer pong and friendly trash talk from the visiting Mercer fans. Ben Flanagan | Bflanagan@al.com, al, 28 Dec. 2021 There is no doubt that a favorite game of many undergraduate co-eds is beer pong. Scooby Axson, USA TODAY, 25 Oct. 2021 Franklin One Star is the brand of table tennis balls often used in beer pong. Los Angeles Times, 25 Dec. 2021 There’s mortification, bewilderment, klutzy desire and sometimes, between rounds of beer pong, the stirrings of self-discovery. New York Times, 15 Nov. 2021 There will also be entertainment and yard games including cornhole and giant beer pong, Connect 4 and tic-tac-toe. Shanti Lerner, The Arizona Republic, 13 Nov. 2021 See More

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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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Last Updated

25 Jun 2022

Cite this Entry

“Beer pong.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beer%20pong. Accessed 1 Jul. 2022.

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