tetherball(redirected from Tether ball)
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1. A game played by two people using the hands or paddles and a ball hung by a cord from an upright post, the objective being to wind the cord around the post.
2. The ball used in this game.
(Ball Games, other than specified) US a ball game for two players that is played with two rackets and a ball that is attached to the top of a pole with string. The aim of the game is to wrap the string around the pole
a game in which two players hit in opposite directions a ball attached by a cord to a post, the object being to coil the cord completely around the post.