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Subbuteo

Saltos de línea: Sub|bu¦teo
Pronunciación: /sʌˈbjuːtɪəʊ
 
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Definición de Subbuteo en inglés:

sustantivo

[mass noun] trademark
A tabletop version of soccer in which players use their fingers to flick miniature figures of footballers at the ball in order to strike it towards the goal.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • Wes got the chance to play the table-top version of the beautiful game in the event staged to mark the launch of a new version of Subbuteo.
  • Friday Generations of footie fans are devastated to learn that Subbuteo is to be kicked into touch after keeping fingers flicking for more than 50 years.
  • Armitage, for his part, is nostalgic about Subbuteo, the kicking, flicking football game which features heavily in the novel.

Origen

1940s: punningly from Latin Falco subbuteo 'hobby falcon', represented on Subbuteo products.

Palabras que riman con Subbuteo

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