foosball

play
noun, often capitalized foos·ball \ˈfüz-ˌbȯl\

Definition of foosball

  1. :  a table game resembling soccer in which the ball is moved by manipulating rods to which small figures of players are attached —called also table soccer

Origin and Etymology of foosball

probably modification of German Tischfussball, from Tisch table + Fussball soccer, from Fuss foot + Ball ball


First Known Use: 1977


FOOSBALL Defined for English Language Learners

foosball

play
noun, often capitalized foos·ball \ˈfüz-ˌbȯl\

Definition of foosball for English Language Learners

  • : a table game resembling soccer in which the ball is moved by turning rods to which small figures of players are attached


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