Definition of Diabolo

1. n. An old game or sport (revived under this name) consisting in whirling on a string, fastened to two sticks, a small somewhat spool-shaped object (called the diabolo) so as to balance it on a string, toss it in the air and catch it, etc.



Definition of Diabolo

1. Noun. A juggling apparatus consisting of a spool which is whirled and tossed on a string attached to handsticks. ¹

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Definition of Diabolo

1. a game requiring manual dexterity [n -LOS]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Diabolo

diabolick
diabolified
diabolifies
diabolify
diabolifying
diabolise
diabolism
diabolisms
diabolist
diabolistic
diabolists
diabolize
diabolized
diabolizes
diabolizing
diabolo (current term)
diabologue
diabologues
diabolos
diabulimia
diacatholicon
diacatholicons
diacaustic
diacaustics
diacele
diacerein
diacetal
diacetate
diacetates
diacetemia

Literary usage of Diabolo

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1. The West Indies: Their Social and Religious Condition by Edward Bean Underhill (1862)
"... are Ruinate—Two Classes of Labourers—Employment of Coolies—Causes of Decay of Sugar Cultivation—Removal of Protection—A Natural Bridge—Mount diabolo. ..."

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