Definition of tetherball in English:

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tetherball

Pronunciation: /ˈteT͟Hərˌbôl/

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

A game in which two people use their hands or paddles to hit a ball suspended on a cord from an upright post, the winner being the first person to wind the cord completely around the post.
Example sentences
  • With snake eyes and a bully like laugh, he devilishly teases his son in a friendly game of tetherball.
  • Hey, Samantha, wanna play tetherball with me?
  • Emily played tetherball at recess with her students.

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Syllabification: teth·er·ball

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