Definition of stickball in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈstikˌbôl/


North American
An informal game resembling baseball, played with a stick and a (usually rubber) ball.
Example sentences
  • We played great games of stickball, punch ball and three man basketball on snowy playgrounds when I was a kid without an adult in sight.
  • Even baseball has been translated into an urban street sport with stickball.
  • I always think of him playing stickball with the kids of New York after a major league game.

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Syllabification: stick·ball

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