a game similar to handball, played on a four-walled court but with a short-handled, strung racket and a larger, somewhat softer ball.

1965–70; racquet + ball1

racquetballer, noun
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Example sentences
At trial he drew attention for his cavalier demeanor and for playing
  racquetball during a break.
All racquetball court use requires advanced reservations and can be made by
  calling the individual recreation center.
Non-marking shoes are required in the gymnasium, racquetball courts, and
  fitness studio.
To relax, he plays racquetball three times a week and goes whitewater rafting
  every summer.
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