pad·dle·ball | \ˈpa-dᵊl-ˌbȯl \

Definition of paddleball 

: a game like handball played by hitting the ball with a paddle also : the ball used in this game

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Dirt roads lead past understated $2 million cottages toward exquisite beaches, where multilingual South Americans and Europeans flirt and play paddleball and discuss their 11 p.m. dinner reservations. Christopher Bagley, Condé Nast Traveler, "Alan Faena Creates La Vie Bohème in José Ignacio, Uruguay," 18 June 2018 Paying to see Tim Tebow play paddleball will set you back a thousand. Joe Queenan, WSJ, "After the iPhone X, What Else Will Cost $1,000?," 15 Sep. 2017

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First Known Use of paddleball

1930, in the meaning defined above

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