Definition of dodgeball in English:

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dodgeball

Pronunciation: /ˈdäjbôl/

noun

North American
A game in which players in a circle try to hit opponents inside the circle, thus eliminating them, with an inflated ball.
Example sentences
  • Invariably the most atrociously vile event preceded the game of dodgeball: the ceremonial picking of teams.
  • He forgot why he was there in the first place and could not believe the physical toll a few harmless games like dodgeball could take on his body.
  • Sleepy and distraught, she plays a dangerous game of dodgeball with semi trucks and sports cars.

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Syllabification: dodge·ball

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