A game played on a device in which the player operates a plunger to shoot a ball down or along a slanted surface having obstacles and targets, often equipped with flippers to keep the ball in play.
- (games) A game, played on a device with a sloping base, in which the player operates a spring-loaded plunger to shoot a ball, between obstacles, and attempts to hit targets and score points.
- The ball used in pinball.
- (figuratively, soccer) A situation where a ball is frantically kicked between many players.
(third-person singular simple present pinballs, present participle pinballing, simple past and past participle pinballed)
- To dart about rapidly.