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badminton

Syllabification: bad·min·ton
Pronunciation: /ˈbadmin(t)n
 
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Definition of badminton in English:

noun

A game with rackets in which a shuttlecock is played back and forth across a net.
Example sentences
  • Norrie is a keen sportswoman who played badminton, soccer, camogie and tennis.
  • He is great at almost every sport, right from table tennis and badminton to even cerebral games like chess.
  • Games like badminton, table tennis, etc. are available and women have exclusive time too.

Origin

named after Badminton, a country home in southwestern England.

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