Definition of tenpin bowling in English:

tenpin bowling

Syllabification: ten·pin bowl·ing
Pronunciation: /ˌtenˌpin ˈbōliNG


A game in which ten wooden pins are set up at the end of a track (typically one of several in a large, automated alley) and bowled down with hard rubber or plastic balls.
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  • He has abandoned his efforts to save the game of tenpin bowling as we know it.
  • From Monday to Friday a game of tenpin bowling along with a burger or hotdog and fries is only £3.20.
  • In tenpin bowling, you roll the ball down the alley to strike the pins.

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