Definition of roundball in English:

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roundball

Pronunciation: /ˈrʌundbɔːl/

noun

US
Informal term for basketball.
Example sentences
  • That is the case no longer - miraculously enough, the roundball has somehow caught up with the pigskin.
  • For NBA hoops freaks like me, it means the start of a new season of roundball, and a month's worth of anticipation.
  • Ride through the neighborhoods on any hot summer night and you'll quickly bear witness to our city's torrid love affair with playground roundball.

Derivatives

roundballer

noun
Example sentences
  • At 45 - an age when even the most addicted roundballers are considering the merits of tennis - Baumer still plays league basketball twice a week.
  • As the former roundballer puts it, ‘We're playing our own game - taking advantage of our own unique heritage and strengths to grow our business all around the world.’

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