Definition of tetherball
: a game played with a ball suspended by a string from an upright pole in which the object is to wrap the string around the pole by striking the ball in a direction opposite to that of one's opponent; also : the ball used in this game
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In the field is a giant sandbox, a cornhole area and a tetherball pole.
The fenced-in area features four square, hopscotch, tetherball, a basketball-type game and a colorful alphabet soup of letters and numbers painted on the blacktop.
The latest collection includes everything from flaming tetherball to unicycle football to a zombie run.
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