volleyball

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noun vol·ley·ball \ˈvä-lē-ˌbȯl\

Definition of volleyball

  1. :  a game played by volleying an inflated ball over a net; also :  the ball used in this game

1896

First Known Use of volleyball

1896


VOLLEYBALL Defined for English Language Learners

volleyball

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noun vol·ley·ball \ˈvä-lē-ˌbȯl\

Definition of volleyball for English Language Learners

  • : a game in which two teams of players hit a large ball back and forth over a high net

  • : the ball used to play volleyball


VOLLEYBALL Defined for Kids

volleyball

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noun vol·ley·ball \ˈvä-lē-ˌbȯl\

Definition of volleyball for Students

  1. 1 :  a game played by two teams that hit a ball filled with air over a net without letting the ball touch the ground

  2. 2 :  the ball used in volleyball



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