Definition of Rounders

1. Noun. An English ball game similar to baseball.

Generic synonyms: Baseball, Baseball Game



Definition of Rounders

1. Noun. (chiefly British) A team sport played with bat and ball with one fielding side and one batting side. Similar to softball and baseball. ¹

2. Noun. (plural of rounder) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Rounders

1. rounder [n] - See also: rounder

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rounders

rounded down
rounded off
rounded out
rounded up
rounded vowel
rounded vowels
roundedness
roundednesses
roundel
roundelay
roundelays
roundels
rounder
rounders (current term)
roundest
roundfish
roundfishes
roundheaded
roundheadedness
roundheel
roundheels
roundhouse
roundhouse kick
roundhouse kicks
roundhoused
roundhouses
roundhousing
rounding

Literary usage of Rounders

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1. The Young Lady's Book: A Manual of Amusements, Exercises, Studies, and Pursuits by Matilda Anne Planche Mackarness (1888)
"The moment the ball has started, the player runs round the course marked ; if she is hit by the ball, she cannot again play un il three rounders are ..."

2. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"The "Tub of Misery"—A Miserable Sight —Gutter-Soaked Rugs and Matted Hair — rounders — Terrible Scenes—Insanity in Handcuffs— Results of Trying to "Sec Life ..."

3. Darkness and Daylight; Or, Lights and Shadows of New York Life: A Woman's by Helen Campbell, Thomas Wallace Knox, Thomas Byrnes (1892)
"The "Tub of Misery "— A Miserable Sight — Gutter-Soaked Rags and Matted Hair — rounders — Terrible Scenes — Insanity in Handcuffs — Results of Trying to ..."

4. Old Time Notes of Pennsylvania: A Connected and Chronological Record of the by Alexander Kelly McClure (1905)
"... Force the Author to Retire from the Contest—A Tempestuous Political Struggle of Ten Days—Nineteenth Ward rounders Decide That the McClure Meeting Should ..."

5. The American Girl's Home Book of Work and Play by Helen Campbell (1902)
"rounders. Any number may play at this game. Two are selected to choose sides. Five points in the field are then marked out with stones or sticks, ..."

6. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: “a” Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature edited by Hugh Chisholm (1911)
"rounders, an English ball game, probably dating from the i8th century, ... rounders in its primitive form was more of a romp than a regular game, ..."

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