Volleyball definition

vŏlē-bôl
A game played on a court by two teams who hit a large, lightweight, inflated ball back and forth over a high net with the hands, each team trying to return the ball before it touches the ground.
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A game played by two teams on a rectangular court divided by a high net, in which each team, using up to three hits per effort to return the ball, tries to drive the ball over the net onto the ground on the opposing team's side.
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This ball.
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(uncountable) A game played on a rectangular court between two teams of two to six players which involves striking a ball back and forth over a net.
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(countable) The inflated ball used in such a game.
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The inflated, spherical ball used in this game.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
volleyball
Plural:
volleyballs