handball

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noun hand·ball \ˈhan(d)-ˌbȯl\

Definition of handball

  1. 1 :  a game played in a walled court or against a single wall or board by two or four players who use their hands to strike the ball

  2. 2 :  a small rubber ball used in handball

1704

First Known Use of handball

1704


HANDBALL Defined for English Language Learners

handball

play
noun hand·ball \ˈhan(d)-ˌbȯl\

Definition of handball for English Language Learners

  • : a game for two or four players who use their hands to hit a ball against a wall

  • : the ball used in handball


HANDBALL Defined for Kids

handball

play
noun hand·ball \ˈhand-ˌbȯl\

Definition of handball for Students

  1. :  a game played by hitting a small ball against a wall or board with the hand



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