dodgeball

noun dodge·ball \ ˈdäj-ˌbȯl \
|Updated on: 26 Jul 2018

Definition of dodgeball

: a game in which players stand in a circle and try to hit opponents within the circle with a large inflated ball

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First Known Use of dodgeball

1900

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DODGEBALL Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of dodgeball for English Language Learners

  • : a game in which players try to hit their opponents with an inflated ball in order to get them removed from the game


DODGEBALL Defined for Kids

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Definition of dodge ball for Students

: a game in which players try to knock other players out of the game by hitting them with a ball


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