Entry from US English dictionary
A game in which two people use their hands or paddles to hit a ball suspended on a cord from an upright post, the winner being the first person to wind the cord completely around the post.
- With snake eyes and a bully like laugh, he devilishly teases his son in a friendly game of tetherball.
- Hey, Samantha, wanna play tetherball with me?
- Emily played tetherball at recess with her students.
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