plural noun[treated as singular]
A ball game played (chiefly in British schools) with a cylindrical wooden bat, in which players run round a circuit of bases after hitting the ball.
- The children will play a variety of sports including hockey, basketball, rounders, Olympic handball, Gaelic football and table tennis.
- Several baseball players and writers pointed to the British games of cricket and rounders as clear sources for baseball's origins.
- I suggest going to the park for a kick around with a football, or a game of rounders, cricket or frisbee.
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