table tennis

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noun

a game resembling tennis, played on a table with small paddles and a hollow celluloid or plastic ball.

Nearby words

  1. table napkin,
  2. table salt,
  3. table stake,
  4. table sugar,
  5. table talk,
  6. table tripod,
  7. table wine,
  8. table-d'hote,
  9. table-hop,
  10. table-rapping

Origin of table tennis

First recorded in 1900–05

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British Dictionary definitions for table tennis

table tennis

noun

a miniature form of tennis played on a table with small bats and a light hollow ball
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