[ rak-it-bawl ]

  1. a game similar to handball, played on a four-walled court but with a short-handled, strung racket and a larger, somewhat softer ball.

Origin of racquetball

First recorded in 1965–70; racquet + ball1

Other words from racquetball

  • rac·quet·ball·er, noun

Words Nearby racquetball

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