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

  • noun A game in which players on one team seek to eliminate those on an opposing team by marking them with a water-soluble dye shot in capsules from air guns.
  • noun The dye-filled gelatinous capsule shot from guns in this game.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun uncountable A sport where teams shoot each other with gelatin capsules filled with paint-like dye.
  • noun countable The dye-filled capsule fired in the sport of paintball.
  • verb To engage in the sport of paintball.
  • verb To shoot someone using a paintball gun.

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  • noun a game that simulates military combat; players on one team try to eliminate players on the opposing team by shooting capsules of paint at them
  • noun a capsule filled with water-soluble dye used as a projectile in playing the game of paintball


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