[ poo sh-bawl ]
/ ˈpʊʃˌbɔl /


a game played with a large, heavy ball, usually about 6 feet (1.8 meters) in diameter, which two sides attempt to push to opposite goals.
the ball used in this game.


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Origin of pushball

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; push + ball1
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British Dictionary definitions for pushball

/ (ˈpʊʃˌbɔːl) /


mainly US and Canadian a game in which two teams try to push a heavy ball towards opposite goals
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