ringette

noun

ring·​ette riŋ-ˈet How to pronounce ringette (audio)
: a game of Canadian origin for women and girls that is played on ice with two teams of six players on skates whose object is to drive a rubber or plastic ring into the opponents' goal with a straight stick

Word History

First Known Use

1974, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of ringette was in 1974

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Cite this Entry

“Ringette.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ringette. Accessed 25 May. 2024.

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