Handegg meaning

(slang, uncountable) A humorous term for the game of American football, or for any other sport called "football" that uses a prolate spheroid instead of a ball and in which the hands may be used, such as Canadian football or rugby.
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Origin of handegg

  • From hand +‎ egg, by deliberate contrast to football meaning "soccer", emphasizing the use of the hands and an elongated rather than round ball.

    From Wiktionary