Definition of foosball
: 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
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Cross-Eyed Owl Brewing Co. will be home to a taproom, 20- to 25-foot bar, beer garden and stage, and a game area with foosball and darts.
There were the foosball tables, the dogs in the office, the 18-hour workdays.
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Origin and Etymology of foosball
probably modification of German Tischfussball, from Tisch table + Fussball soccer, from Fuss foot + Ball ball
First Known Use: 1966See Words from the same year
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: 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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