racquetball

noun rac·quet·ball \ ˈra-kət-ˌbȯl \

Definition of racquetball

: a game similar to handball that is played on a 4-walled court with a short-handled racket and a larger ball; also : the ball used in this game

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First Known Use of racquetball

1965


RACQUETBALL Defined for English Language Learners

racquetball

noun

Definition of racquetball for English Language Learners

  • : a game played on a court with four walls by two or four players who use rackets to hit a soft ball against the walls

  • : the ball that is used in racquetball


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