push·​ball ˈpu̇sh-ˌbȯl How to pronounce pushball (audio)
: a game in which each of two sides endeavors to push an inflated originally leather-covered ball six feet (1.8 meters) in diameter across its opponents' goal
also : the ball used

Word History

First Known Use

1895, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pushball was in 1895

Dictionary Entries Near pushball

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“Pushball.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/pushball. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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