[ stik-bawl ]

  1. a form of baseball played in the streets, on playgrounds, etc., in which a rubber ball and a broomstick or the like are used in place of a baseball and bat.

Origin of stickball

An Americanism dating back to 1815–25; (broom)stick + ball1

Other words from stickball

  • stickballer, noun

Words Nearby stickball Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023

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