stoop·​ball ˈstüp-ˌbȯl How to pronounce stoopball (audio)
: a variation of baseball in which a player throws a ball against a stoop or building and runs to base while other players attempt to retrieve the rebound and put the runner out

Examples of stoopball in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Thompson played stoopball against the front steps and touch football in the alleys. Washington Post, 27 Feb. 2021

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Word History

First Known Use

1909, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of stoopball was in 1909

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“Stoopball.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Apr. 2024.

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