1 of 2

transitive verb

: to hit (another's ball) in croquet
used of a croquet ball or of the player who strikes it


2 of 2


plural -s
: the act of roqueting

Word History


Transitive verb

probably alteration of croquet entry 2

First Known Use

Transitive Verb

1859, in the meaning defined above


1859, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roquet was in 1859

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“Roquet.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 May. 2024.

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