a children's game, similar to baseball, in which a large inflated ball, as a soccer ball, is kicked instead of being batted.

Nearby words

  1. kick-off,
  2. kick-start,
  3. kick-up,
  4. kickapoo,
  5. kickback,
  6. kickboard,
  7. kickboxing,
  8. kickdown,
  9. kicker,
  10. kickoff

Origin of kickball

First recorded in 1970–75; kick + ball1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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