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table tennis

noun
1.
a game resembling tennis, played on a table with small paddles and a hollow celluloid or plastic ball.
Origin of table tennis
1900-1905
First recorded in 1900-05
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  • I hear that you have become a great devotee of the fashionable fad of table tennis.

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British Dictionary definitions for table tennis

table tennis

noun
1.
a miniature form of tennis played on a table with small bats and a light hollow ball
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