shuttlecock


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shut·tle·cock

 (shŭt′l-kŏk′)
n.
The object hit back and forth over the net in badminton, consisting of a conical array of feathers or a conical plastic mesh attached to a small rounded end of cork or rubber. Also called bird, birdie.
v.tr. shut·tle·cocked, shut·tle·cock·ing, shut·tle·cocks
To throw or send back and forth like a shuttlecock.

shuttlecock

(ˈʃʌtəlˌkɒk)
n
1. (Badminton) a light cone consisting of a cork stub with feathered flights, struck to and fro in badminton and battledore. Often shortened to: shuttle
2. anything moved to and fro, as in an argument
vb
to move or cause to move to and fro, like a shuttlecock
[C16: from shuttle + cock1]

shut•tle•cock

(ˈʃʌt lˌkɒk)

n.
1. the conical feathered cork device that is struck back and forth in badminton.
v.t.
2. to bandy to and fro like a shuttlecock.
[1515–25]

shuttlecock


Past participle: shuttlecocked
Gerund: shuttlecocking

Imperative
shuttlecock
shuttlecock
Present
I shuttlecock
you shuttlecock
he/she/it shuttlecocks
we shuttlecock
you shuttlecock
they shuttlecock
Preterite
I shuttlecocked
you shuttlecocked
he/she/it shuttlecocked
we shuttlecocked
you shuttlecocked
they shuttlecocked
Present Continuous
I am shuttlecocking
you are shuttlecocking
he/she/it is shuttlecocking
we are shuttlecocking
you are shuttlecocking
they are shuttlecocking
Present Perfect
I have shuttlecocked
you have shuttlecocked
he/she/it has shuttlecocked
we have shuttlecocked
you have shuttlecocked
they have shuttlecocked
Past Continuous
I was shuttlecocking
you were shuttlecocking
he/she/it was shuttlecocking
we were shuttlecocking
you were shuttlecocking
they were shuttlecocking
Past Perfect
I had shuttlecocked
you had shuttlecocked
he/she/it had shuttlecocked
we had shuttlecocked
you had shuttlecocked
they had shuttlecocked
Future
I will shuttlecock
you will shuttlecock
he/she/it will shuttlecock
we will shuttlecock
you will shuttlecock
they will shuttlecock
Future Perfect
I will have shuttlecocked
you will have shuttlecocked
he/she/it will have shuttlecocked
we will have shuttlecocked
you will have shuttlecocked
they will have shuttlecocked
Future Continuous
I will be shuttlecocking
you will be shuttlecocking
he/she/it will be shuttlecocking
we will be shuttlecocking
you will be shuttlecocking
they will be shuttlecocking
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been shuttlecocking
you have been shuttlecocking
he/she/it has been shuttlecocking
we have been shuttlecocking
you have been shuttlecocking
they have been shuttlecocking
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been shuttlecocking
you will have been shuttlecocking
he/she/it will have been shuttlecocking
we will have been shuttlecocking
you will have been shuttlecocking
they will have been shuttlecocking
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been shuttlecocking
you had been shuttlecocking
he/she/it had been shuttlecocking
we had been shuttlecocking
you had been shuttlecocking
they had been shuttlecocking
Conditional
I would shuttlecock
you would shuttlecock
he/she/it would shuttlecock
we would shuttlecock
you would shuttlecock
they would shuttlecock
Past Conditional
I would have shuttlecocked
you would have shuttlecocked
he/she/it would have shuttlecocked
we would have shuttlecocked
you would have shuttlecocked
they would have shuttlecocked
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.shuttlecock - badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathersshuttlecock - badminton equipment consisting of a ball of cork or rubber with a crown of feathers
badminton equipment - equipment for playing the game of badminton
Verb1.shuttlecock - send or toss to and fro, like a shuttlecock
bandy - toss or strike a ball back and forth
Translations
كُرَةُ الرِّيشَةكُرةٌ مُرَيَّشَه
badmintonový míčekpéřák
fjerbold
sulkapallo
loptica za bedminton
fjaîrabolti
バドミントンのシャトル
배드민턴 공
košíková loptička
badmintonboll
ลูกขนไก่
quả cầu lông

shuttlecock

[ˈʃʌtlkɒk] N (Badminton) → volante m

shuttlecock

[ˈʃʌtəlkɒk] nvolant m (de badminton)shuttle diplomacy nnavettes fpl diplomatiquesshuttle service nservice m de navettes, navettes fpl

shuttlecock

[ˈʃʌtlˌkɒk] n (Badminton) → volano

shuttle

(ˈʃatl) noun
1. in weaving, a piece of equipment for carrying the thread backwards and forwards across the other threads.
2. a piece of machinery for making loops in the lower thread in a sewing-machine.
3. an air, train or other transport service etc which operates constantly backwards and forwards between two places. an airline shuttle between London and Edinburgh; space shuttle (= a craft travelling between space stations).
ˈshuttlecock noun
a rounded cork etc, with feathers etc fixed in it, used in the game of badminton.

shuttlecock

كُرَةُ الرِّيشَة badmintonový míček fjerbold Federball μπαλάκι του μπάντμιντον plumilla sulkapallo volant loptica za bedminton volano バドミントンのシャトル 배드민턴 공 shuttle badmintonball lotka peteca, volante de badminton волан badmintonboll ลูกขนไก่ badminton topu quả cầu lông 羽毛球
References in classic literature ?
It was one afternoon, when he chanced to meet me and Adele in the grounds: and while she played with Pilot and her shuttlecock, he asked me to walk up and down a long beech avenue within sight of her.
A tender young cork, however, would have had no more chance against a pair of corkscrews, or a tender young tooth against a pair of dentists, or a little shuttlecock against two battledores, than I had against Uriah and Mrs.
Kind service cannot be chucked from hand to hand like a shuttlecock or stool-ball.
It was as though the South, North, East, and West winds were all playing battledore and shuttlecock with it at once.
And shuttlecock, now--I don't know a finer game than shuttlecock for the daytime.
As to hurting anybody, Toby was not such an absolute Samson, but that he was much more likely to be hurt himself: and indeed, he had flown out into the road, like a shuttlecock.
Alec, stopping to nod and smile at the bright-faced figure resting on the old bamboo chair, after a lively game of battledore and shuttlecock, in place of a run which a storm prevented.
Up he went like a shuttlecock, but not quite up to the ceiling.
He was knocked about like a shuttlecock, until, finally, like Johnson, he was beaten and kicked as he lay helpless on the deck.
The Billickin gracefully withdrew with this parting speech, and from that time Rosa occupied the restless position of shuttlecock between these two battledores.
Doubtful which might be the clarionet-stop, he was considering the point, when a shuttlecock flew out of the parlour window, and alighted on his hat.
Battledore and shuttlecock's a wery good game, vhen you ain't the shuttlecock and two lawyers the battledores, in which case it gets too excitin' to be pleasant.