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.

Origin of table tennis

First recorded in 1900–05
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table tennis


noun

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