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bad·min·ton

 (băd′mĭn′tən, -mĭt′n)
n.
A sport played by volleying a shuttlecock back and forth over a high narrow net by means of a light, long-handled racket.

[After Badminton, the Duke of Beaufort's country seat in western England.]

badminton

(ˈbædmɪntən)
n
1. (Badminton) a game played with rackets and a shuttlecock, which is hit back and forth across a high net
2. (Cookery) Also called: badminton cup a long refreshing drink of claret with soda water and sugar
[C19: named after Badminton House, where the game was first played]

Badminton

(ˈbædmɪntən)
n
(Placename) a village in SW England, in South Gloucestershire unitary authority, Gloucestershire: site of Badminton House, seat of the Duke of Beaufort; annual horse trials

bad•min•ton

(ˈbæd mɪn tn)

n.
a game played on a rectangular court by two players or two pairs of players equipped with light rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a high net.
[1835–45; after Badminton, the country seat of the duke of Beaufort]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.badminton - a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a netbadminton - a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net
court game - an athletic game played on a court
battledore and shuttlecock, battledore - an ancient racket game
singles - badminton played with one person on each side
doubles - badminton played with two players on each side
undercut, cut - (sports) a stroke that puts reverse spin on the ball; "cuts do not bother a good tennis player"
forehand, forehand shot, forehand stroke - (sports) a return made with the palm of the hand facing the direction of the stroke (as in tennis or badminton or squash)
forehand drive - (sports) hard straight return made on the forehand side (as in tennis or badminton or squash)
serve, service - (sports) a stroke that puts the ball in play; "his powerful serves won the game"
fault - (sports) a serve that is illegal (e.g., that lands outside the prescribed area); "he served too many double faults"
rally, exchange - (sports) an unbroken sequence of several successive strokes; "after a short rally Connors won the point"
badminton court - the court on which badminton is played
badminton equipment - equipment for playing the game of badminton
badminton racket, badminton racquet, battledore - a light long-handled racket used by badminton players
Translations
بادمنتونلُعْبَة البادمِنْتون: تِنِس الرّيشهمُتَعَلِّق بتِنِس الرّيشـه
badmintonbadmintonový
badmintonbadminton-fjerbold
sulkapallo
badminton
tollaslabda
badmintonleikurhnit, badminton
バドミントン
배드민턴
badmintonasbadmintono
badmintona-badmintons
bedmintonbedmintonový
badminton
แบดมินตัน
badmintonbedminton
cầu lông

badminton

[ˈbædmɪntən] Nbádminton m

badminton

[ˈbædmɪntən] nbadminton m
to play badminton → jouer au badmintonbad-mouth badmouth [ˈbædmaʊθ] vtdébiner

badminton

nFederball nt; (on court) → Badminton nt

badminton

[ˈbædmɪntən] nbadminton m

badminton

(ˈbӕdmintən) noun
a game played on a court with a shuttlecock and rackets.
adjective
a badminton match; a badminton court.

badminton

بادمنتون badminton badminton Badminton μπάντμιντον bádminton sulkapallo badminton badminton badminton バドミントン 배드민턴 badminton badminton badminton badminton бадминтон badminton แบดมินตัน badminton cầu lông 羽毛球
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