- a game in which a small ball is batted against a wall or walls with the hand, alternately by opposing teams of one or two players
- the small rubber ball used in this game
See handball in American Heritage Dictionary 4
a. A game similar in scoring to volleyball that is played by two or more players who hit a ball against a wall with their hands usually while wearing a special glove.
b. The small rubber ball used in this game.
- Team handball.
- A violation of the rules in soccer in which a player other than the goalie inside the penalty area carries, strikes, or propels the ball with the hand or arm.
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