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wheelchair rugby

Syllabification: wheel·chair rug·by

Definition of wheelchair rugby in English:

noun

A sport incorporating elements of rugby, hockey, basketball, and volleyball, played by competitors who have a physical disability that requires the use of a wheelchair: she made history as the first woman to compete in wheelchair rugby at the Games wheelchair rugby is not for the faint-hearted
More example sentences
  • To the novice wheelchair rugby looks like organised chaos, despite the presence of two referees and a panel of officials.
  • First told about wheelchair rugby when he was in hospital, it is a sport he has attacked with vengeance.
  • The teacher, who has used a wheelchair for almost 20 years after being paralysed in a car crash, has previously piloted a light aircraft and plays wheelchair rugby.

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