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paddleball

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Pronunciation: /ˈpad(ə)lbɔːl
 
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Definition of paddleball in English:

noun

[mass noun]
A game played with a light ball and wooden bat in a four-walled handball court.
Example sentences
  • To blast calories while really working your upper body, try boxing, martial arts, badminton, tennis, paddleball, canoeing, kayaking, rowing or swimming - or play basketball, volleyball, softball or even try fencing.
  • Her late mother, Barbara May, won the 1977 Laguna Open, played soccer and paddleball and was a nationally ranked UCLA tennis player good enough to compete in a qualifier at Wimbledon.
  • The boy wears a baseball cap with an insignia showing two tennis racquets or paddleball racquets.

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