beer pong

noun
\-ˈpäŋ, -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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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 Hardly a surprise, but the rumor that one of the receptions featured games of beer pong is apparently untrue. Lauren Hubbard, Town & Country, "The Truth About the Royal Wedding Rumors That Everyone's Talking About," 1 June 2018 On Saturday, Meghan Markle and Prince Harry were married in a very royal wedding (and then apparently partied the night away at a private reception that included beer pong). Lisa Ryan, The Cut, "Meghan Markle and Prince Harry Make First Official Post-Royal Wedding Appearance," 22 May 2018 The country bar, at 401 S. Outer Road, hosts poker, beer pong and flip cup tournaments, according to its website. Max Londberg, kansascity, "KC-area bouncers wrongly imprisoned women, suit says. They settle for $1 million," 28 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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