American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A game similar to volleyball played on a four-walled court with a ball the same size as but harder than a volleyball that is allowed to bounce once off the ceiling or once off the walls before being returned over the net.
- Invented by Joe Garcia in 1979; from wall and volleyball. (Wiktionary)
- Blend of wall and volleyball. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Bush's latest enthusiasm is a game called wallyball-volleyball played on a racquetball court.”
“(CN) - An Illinois man who was hurt while playing "wallyball" can collect workers 'compensation benefits because he was on the job, a state appeals court ruled.”
“Letting loose in a game of wallyball, a game akin to volleyball played with a net on a racquetball court, helps build teamwork at Aquascape, the garden-supply company.”
“Case in point: When there was low attendance for a class on wallyball—a modified version of volleyball played on a racquetball court— she cut it immediately, but stuck with the more popular Zumba classes, a Latin-flavored dance-fitness programs.”
“Perks include on-campus wallyball courts, indoor soccer fields, air hockey, Ping-Pong, billiards, yoga and aerobics classes, company pools and hot tubs, and Native American themed nap rooms so that employees can sleep sleep! at work.”
“Then some of us started a killer game of wallyball, which, for the uninformed, is volleyball play on a court with walls.”
“They've started up wallyball on Tuesdays and Thursdays.”
“I used to have a very physical job and still made time in my "leisure" to body-build, coach soccer for my daughters and go to weekly games, play racquetball or wallyball once or twice a week, work on the yard or house, and take my wife out on a date once a week.”
“The squash courts have a sliding glass door to allow people to play racquetball as well as wallyball using the same court.”
“There's also squash, badminton, wallyball, tennis or indoor soccer, and we offer different types of equipment for individuals to check out.”
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