Definition of dodgeball in English:


Line breaks: dodge|ball
Pronunciation: /ˈdɒdʒbɔːl


[mass noun] North American
  • A game in which players, in teams, form a circle and try to hit opponents with a large ball.
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    • 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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