stoop ball


a game resembling baseball, played in a street, schoolyard, or other confined paved area, in which a ball is thrown forcibly against a stairway or wall so that it rebounds into the air, bases and runs being awarded depending on the number of bounces the ball takes before being caught by the opposing player or team.

Nearby words

  1. stool,
  2. stool ball,
  3. stool pigeon,
  4. stooly,
  5. stoop,
  6. stoop labor,
  7. stoop to,
  8. stoor,
  9. stoozing,
  10. stop

Origin of stoop ball

First recorded in 1940–45 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019