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 NEWS Post Malone, the beer enthusiast, has shared a very important skill with Green Day frontman Billie Joe Armstrong -- the art of beer pong. Rania Aniftos, Billboard, "Post Malone Taught Billie Joe Armstrong How to Play Beer Pong," 15 Nov. 2019 Elsewhere, the Wall Street Journal’s profile of a notable GE bear, JPMorgan Chase & Co. analyst Steve Tusa, is worth a read, and not just for the details about his elaborate annual beer pong tournament. Washington Post, "Industrial Pressure Points Pile Up in Trade War," 8 June 2019 Other call centers are known for squeezing in as many agents to white plastic tables college students use to play beer pong. San Diego Union-Tribune, "Tijuana’s call centers offer a lifeline to deportees struggling to live in Mexico," 27 Sep. 2019 Don your lederhosen for King’s Oktoberfest at King’s BierHaus complete with German food and drinks, a Bavarian Strongman Competition, beer pong, carnival games and more. Marcy De Luna, Houston Chronicle, "Mix eating and partying with Houston's best fall food events of 2019," 16 Oct. 2019 Other call centers are known for squeezing in as many agents to white plastic tables that college students use to play beer pong. Gustavo Solis, Los Angeles Times, "Tijuana’s call centers offer a lifeline to deportees struggling to live in Mexico," 28 Sep. 2019 Post remembers playing beer pong with Miller and discussing making an album together. Dano Nissen, chicagotribune.com, "Post Malone talks Mac Miller’s death, Ozzy Osbourne collaboration and overcoming anxiety," 7 Sep. 2019 Ball will launch an aluminum cup that's shaped like a red Solo cup, the beloved beer pong vessel. Scottie Andrew, CNN, "Red Solo cup, who? This reusable cup will make you feel better about your debauchery," 29 Aug. 2019 Simply choose one of the Quidditch beer pong sets, grab your favorite drink, and play! Selena Barrientos, House Beautiful, "Harry Potter Quidditch Beer Pong Exists, and It’s About to Become a Party Staple," 31 July 2019

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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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The first known use of beer pong was in 1972

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Last Updated

14 Jan 2020

Cite this Entry

“Beer pong.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beer%20pong. Accessed 29 January 2020.

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