[broom-bawl, broo m-]


a game similar to ice hockey, usually played on a rink, in which the players, often not wearing skates, use brooms instead of hockey sticks to shoot a volleyball into the opponent's goal.

Origin of broomball

First recorded in 1935–40; broom + ball1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019