a game played between two players on two adjoining squares or sections of a sidewalk or a playground, in which a ball is hit back and forth between the players, each defending a square, the object being to prevent a fair ball from bouncing twice before hitting it back into the opponent's square.

Nearby words

  1. box wrench,
  2. box-fresh,
  3. box-office,
  4. box-ticking,
  5. box-top,
  6. boxberry,
  7. boxboard,
  8. boxboy,
  9. boxcar,
  10. boxed

Origin of boxball Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019