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Fris·bee

 (frĭz′bē)
A trademark for a plastic disk-shaped toy that players throw and catch.
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Frisbee

(ˈfrɪzbiː)
n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) trademark a light plastic disc, usually 20–25 centimetres in diameter, thrown with a spinning motion for recreation or in competition
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Fris•bee

(ˈfrɪz bi)
Trademark. a brand of plastic concave disk, used for various catching games.
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Frisbee

- Was modeled on pie tins from Mrs. Frisbie's Pies—made by the Frisbie Bakery of Bridgeport, Connecticut—which students began tossing around in the 1920s.
See also related terms for model.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Frisbee - a light, plastic disk about 10 inches in diameterFrisbee - a light, plastic disk about 10 inches in diameter; propelled with a flip of the wrist for recreation or competition
disk, disc - a flat circular plate
plaything, toy - an artifact designed to be played with
trademark - a formally registered symbol identifying the manufacturer or distributor of a product
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Translations

Frisbee

® [ˈfrɪzbɪ] Ndisco m volador
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

Frisbee®

[ˈfrɪzbi] nFrisbee® m
to play Frisbee → jouer au Frisbee
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

Frisbee®

nFrisbee® nt
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Frisbee

® [ˈfrɪzbiː] nfrisbee ® m inv
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More posters suggested aliens, UFOs, ET coming back and someone throwing frisbees off the top of the rocky landmark.
He said: "We don't know where all these frisbees are coming from.
Frisbees have been with us since 1939 when American Fred Morrison marketed the flying disc.
From massages to Zumba classes to free Frisbees, owner Gregg Curtis wants his employees to have fun at work and promotes a positive atmosphere, which he believes customers notice as well.
Bufton is in charge of shooting the Frisbees, a task that he said he was getting better at as the competition progressed.
Frisbee Golf works the same way as conventional golf with 9 or 18 holes of varying difficulty, but instead of clubs and a ball, players use Frisbees and baskets.
And when McCartney, who last week announced he was engaged for the third time, started throwing Frisbees into the crowd Mike was determined to get his hands on one.
"He likes frisbees and balls and anything else that moves." She handed over the frisbee.
With their rules and their Frisbees, the Healys and their team--called North Central--ruled the International Frisbee Tournament (as they called their annual competition) for most of the 1960s.
Frisbees will be distributed on a fi rst come fi rst served basis and are subject to availability.
"That simple little toy has permeated every continent, as many homes have Frisbees as any other device ever invented," Mr McIff said.