A game similar to basketball, played by teams each consisting of six men and six women.
More example sentences
- There were soccer matches, netball, indigenous games, korfball, basketball, handball, volleyball and skaters, as well as boxing, kickboxing and body-building demonstrations.
- In korfball one may shoot at the korf when undefended, so you have got to move like heck to get open.
- If you like to play hard and party hard, boy or girl, then korfball will be for you!
early 20th century: from Dutch korfbal, from korf 'basket' + bal 'ball'.