pushball

[ poo sh-bawl ]
/ ˈpʊʃˌbɔl /
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noun

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.

Nearby words

  1. push-off,
  2. push-pull,
  3. push-start,
  4. push-up,
  5. pushback,
  6. pushbutton,
  7. pushcard,
  8. pushcart,
  9. pushchair,
  10. pushed

Origin of pushball

An Americanism dating back to 1895–1900; push + ball1

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British Dictionary definitions for pushball

pushball

/ (ˈpʊʃˌbɔːl) /

noun

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