Definition of Dodgeball

1. Noun. A team sport whose main objective is to dodge or catch balls thrown by the opposition. ¹



2. Noun. The ball thrown in this sport. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Dodgeball

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Dodgeball

dodecatemories
dodecatemory
dodecathlon
dodecenoyl-coenzyme A delta-isomerase
dodecicosidodecahedron
dodecicosidodecahedrons
dodecyl
dodecyl sulfate
dodecylbenzene
dodecylbenzenes
dodecylmaltoside
dodge
dodge a bullet
dodge ball
dodgeable
dodgeball (current term)
dodgeballer
dodgeballers
dodged
dodgems
dodger
dodgerblue
dodgerblues
dodgeries
dodgers
dodgery
dodges
dodgier

Literary usage of Dodgeball

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1. Games & Dances: A Selected Collection of Games, Song-games and Dances by William Albin Stecher (1912)
"PROGRESSIVE dodgeball. FOR THREE TEAMS. Progressive dodgeball is a game suitable for pupils of 13 years and upward. Divide the players into three teams of ..."

2. Games for the Playground, Home, School and Gymnasium by Jessie Hubbell Bancroft (1909)
"dodgeball This is one of the most popular gymnasium or playground games. ... Circle dodgeball (one team forming a circle, the other team standing within). ..."

3. American Physical Education Review by American Physical Education Association (1920)
"Girls : dodgeball—Last Couple Out. LESSON VI. First and Second Units as in Lesson I. Third Unit. Boys : Prison Bars—Throwing and catching basket ball. ..."

4. General Plan and Syllabus for Physical Training in the Elementary and by John Francis O'Ryan, University of the State of New York (1917)
"58 Fifth year (second half), (i0-ii years old) Playground Schoolroom Ball puss Ball puss Balloon goal Baste the bear Balloon goal Black Tom Circle dodgeball ..."

5. Syllabus and Manual of Physical Training for Public Schools by Laurence Samuel Hill (1917)
"Double dodgeball A very strenuous game in which the defending team seldom lasts long is the regular game of dodgeball played with two balls. ..."

6. Theory and Practice of Educational Gymnastics for Junior High Schools: Also by William Albin Stecher (1918)
"NOTE—Additional work assigned for this period: Balance beam, climbing ropes, double dodgeball. ASSIGNMENT IV I. TACTICS 1. Review the tactics of the ..."

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