Try Our Apps
Dictionary.com

follow Dictionary.com

90s Slang You Should Know

paddleball

[pad-l-bawl] /ˈpæd lˌbɔl/
noun
1.
a game played on a handball court following the same basic rules as handball, but in which players use short-handled, perforated paddles to hit a ball resembling a tennis ball.
Origin of paddleball
1930-1935
An Americanism dating back to 1930-35; paddle1 + ball1
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for paddleball

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for paddleball

0
21
Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for paddleball