punchball

noun

punch·​ball ˈpənch-ˌbȯl How to pronounce punchball (audio)
: baseball adapted for small areas in which a rubber ball is hit with a fist instead of a bat

Word History

First Known Use

1908, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of punchball was in 1908

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Cite this Entry

“Punchball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/punchball. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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