volleyball

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WordReference Random House Learner's Dictionary of American English © 2019
vol•ley•ball /ˈvɑliˌbɔl/USA pronunciation   n. 
  1. Sport[uncountable] a game for two teams in which the object is to return a large, inflated ball, and in such a fashion that the opposing team will be unable to do the same over a high net by striking it with the hands before it touches the ground.
  2. Sport[countable] the ball used in this game.

WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
vol•ley•ball  (volē bôl′),USA pronunciation n. 
  1. Sporta game for two teams in which the object is to keep a large ball in motion, from side to side over a high net, by striking it with the hands before it touches the ground.
  2. Sportthe ball used in this game.
  • volley + ball1 1895–1900, American.


Collins Concise English Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers::

volleyball /ˈvɒlɪˌbɔːl/ n
  1. a game in which two teams hit a large ball back and forth over a high net with their hands
  2. the ball used in this game



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