Definitions

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

  • noun A game played on a four-walled court by two or four players who alternately hit a small rubber ball against the front wall with short-handled rackets, with play stopping if the ball bounces twice on the floor or does not reach the front wall.

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  • noun uncountable A certain sport, similar to squash, but played with a bigger ball.
  • noun A ball used for this sport.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a game played on a handball court with short-handled rackets
  • noun the ball used in playing the game of racquetball

Etymologies

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From racquet + ball.

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