round·​ball ˈrau̇nd-ˌbȯl How to pronounce roundball (audio)

Examples of roundball in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web After finishing a best-ever fourth in the World Cup, and igniting a frenzy for the roundball game never seen before in these parts, the Matildas were presented with the keys to the city of Brisbane, the 2032 Olympic Games host city, with the promise of a statue to come. Lars Brandle, Billboard, 3 Sep. 2019 More like rock, paper, scissors compared to SEC hardball, even though Auburn and Alabama roundball have reached No. 1 in the polls during the last two seasons. Kevin Scarbinsky | , al, 26 Jan. 2023 If and when said Cinderella is eventually defeated and thus ousted from the tournament, it will be determined that the clock has struck midnight on the team, leaving behind little more than a shattered glass slipper and dreams of roundball royalty. Jason Kurtz, CNN, 15 Mar. 2021 At the other end, the Utes are stressing another roundball fundamental, true at Utah, true at Timbuktu U.: D-up. Gordon Monson, The Salt Lake Tribune, 6 Jan. 2023 If that Bama bounce doesn’t happen in the next poll, a 2-0 week against Memphis in Tuscaloosa on Tuesday and Gonzaga in Birmingham next Saturday should rocket roundball into the top four. al, 11 Dec. 2022 The University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff Lions are ready to play some roundball. Suzi Parker, Arkansas Online, 27 Oct. 2022 The game is played by Massachusetts Rules, a wide-open form of the sport commonly known as roundball and Amherst wins by reaching the pre-established score of 65 runs. Houston Mitchell, Los Angeles Times, 1 July 2022 See More

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Word History

First Known Use

1936, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of roundball was in 1936

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“Roundball.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Sep. 2023.

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