badminton

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 [ˈbædmɪntən]



WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
bad•min•ton /ˈbædmɪntən/USA pronunciation   n. [uncountable]
  1. Sporta game played on a rectangular court by players with light rackets used to hit a shuttlecock over a high net.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
bad•min•ton  (badmin tn),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Sporta game played on a rectangular court by two players or two pairs of players equipped with light rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a high net that divides the court in half. See illus. under  racket. 
  • named after Badminton, the country seat of the duke of Beaufort in Gloucestershire, England 1835–45


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

badminton /ˈbædmɪntən/ n
  1. a game played with rackets and a shuttlecock, which is hit back and forth across a high net
  2. Also called: badminton cup a long refreshing drink of claret with soda water and sugar
Etymology: 19th Century: named after Badminton House, where the game was first played



Badminton /ˈbædmɪntən/ n
  1. a village in SW England, in South Gloucestershire unitary authority, Gloucestershire: site of Badminton House, seat of the Duke of Beaufort; annual horse trials



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