- an imaginary game in which players fly on broomsticks
C20: coined by J. K. Rowling in the novel Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
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Examples from the Web for quidditch
Anthony Goldstein probably chose a trip to the Quidditch World Cup over his Birthright trip to Israel.Harry Potter and the Torah of Terror
Candida Moss, Joel Baden
January 4, 2015
On a practical level, quidditch players are often muddied or bloodied, and sometimes both (as you can see in the film).
On one level it represents what quidditch players risk simply by playing this sport.
Asher King Abramson, UCLA Quidditch president and beater, agreed.
Despite misconceptions about “Muggle” (i.e., nonmagical types) or “Ground” Quidditch, it is not a sport for nerds.