Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A children's game having rules similar to baseball but played with a large ball that is rolled toward homeplate instead of pitched and kicked instead of batted.

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  • noun uncountable A sport similar to baseball, where a ball is kicked rather than hit.
  • noun countable The ball used in the above sport.

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Examples

  • They were always the penultimate pick for kickball, which is really no better than last, and this is their adult-life Who’s team captain now, sucka?

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  • They were always the penultimate pick for kickball, which is really no better than last, and this is their adult-life Who’s team captain now, sucka?

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  • Ouch: Be prepared to take a hit in childhood games such as kickball and dodgeball.

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  • The event will pit local businesses against each other in competitions such as kickball, tug of war, and sack racing.

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  • Included on the schedule are a fishing derby, bowling lessons, kite-making and outdoor activities such as kickball, soccer and tennis.

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  • Included on the schedule are a fishing derby, bowling lessons, kite-making and outdoor activities such as kickball, soccer and tennis.

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  • The two-day rodeo also included a slew of ‘field day 'activities such as kickball, dodge ball, and tug-of-war.

    Blackanthem Military News

  • This idea has been reinforced by others, such as a homeless man who handed me back my kickball at age 10, and a friend's monk-soldier boyfriend who, when I was 16, claimed I was the incarnation of a divine warrior named Sina.

    Tom Rielly: Meet TED Fellow Prumsodun Ok, Interdisciplinary Artist

  • This idea has been reinforced by others, such as a homeless man who handed me back my kickball at age 10, and a friend's monk-soldier boyfriend who, when I was 16, claimed I was the incarnation of a divine warrior named Sina.

    Tom Rielly: Meet TED Fellow Prumsodun Ok, Interdisciplinary Artist

  • This idea has been reinforced by others, such as a homeless man who handed me back my kickball at age 10, and a friend's monk-soldier boyfriend who, when I was 16, claimed I was the incarnation of a divine warrior named Sina.

    Tom Rielly: Meet TED Fellow Prumsodun Ok, Interdisciplinary Artist

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