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punch·ball

 (pŭnch′bôl′)
n.
A game having rules similar to baseball but played with a rubber ball that is batted with the fist.

punchball

(ˈpʌntʃˌbɔːl)
n
1. (Boxing) a stuffed or inflated ball, supported by a flexible rod, that is punched for exercise, esp boxing training
2. (Baseball) US a game resembling baseball in which a light ball is struck with the fist

punch•ball

(ˈpʌntʃˌbɔl)

n.
a form of playground or street baseball in which a rubber ball is batted with the fist.
[1930–35]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.punchball - an inflated ball or bag that is suspended and punched for training in boxingpunchball - an inflated ball or bag that is suspended and punched for training in boxing
ball - round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games; "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"
Translations

punchball

[ˈpʌntʃbɔːl] N
1. (Brit) → pera f, punching-ball m
2. (US) (= game) tipo de béisbol que se juega sin bate

punchball

[ˈpʌntʃˌbɔːl] npunching ball m inv
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In black and red or black and yellow, the set includes the punchball on a stand, boxing gloves and a pump with needle for the ball.
In black and red black and yellow, the set includes the punchball on a stand, boxing gloves and a pump with needle for the ball.
JUNE 27 1951: British middleweight boxing champion Randolph Turpin trains with a punchball outside Gwrych Castle, Abergele, for his title fight against Sugar Ray Robinson
London, Jan 7 (ANI): Manchester City ace Mario Balotelli was left stunned after being defeated by a Manchester United fan in a punchball game.
The dawn-to-dusk games, from baseball and basketball to punchball and slapball, forged a fire in him to win.
I couldn't reach the first sewer on the street in punchball when I was a kid.
30am, punchball boxing, Profile Fitness Centre, Budaiya, 6pm.
We had to jump onto big red balls floating in water, clamber through mud, balance on rolling barrels and climb a punchball wall.
But this seeming past eternity of punchball, the Bungalow Bar man; picture-card trading; piano and guitar lessons, grammar school report cards that included grades for penmanship, neatness and posture; the Bunny Hop, Elvis ("a wop-bom-a-lubop); Ike, and high school (".
His wife Louise had forbidden him to attempt to beat his own world punchball record of 32 hours, 20 minutes.
Better still, why not live out your Raging Bull fantasies by pummelling this desk-mounted punchball.