paddle-ball

paddleball

[pad-l-bawl]
noun
a game played on a handball court following the same basic rules as handball, but in which players use short-handled, perforated paddles to hit a ball resembling a tennis ball.

Origin:
1930–35, Americanism; paddle1 + ball1

Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source Link To paddle-ball
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: paddle your own canoe
Next Definition: paddle-board
Words Near: paddle-ball
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for paddle-ball
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing paddle-ball
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature
FAVORITES
RECENT

;