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hand·ball

 (hănd′bôl′)
n.
1.
a. A game that is played, often on a four-walled court, by two or more players who alternately hit a small rubber ball against the front wall with the hand, with play stopping if the ball bounces twice on the floor or does not reach the front wall.
b. The ball used in this game.
2. Team handball.
3. often hand ball A violation of the rules in soccer in which a player other than the goalie inside the penalty area carries, strikes, or propels the ball with the hand or arm. A hand ball is usually called when the hand or arm is away from the body and touches the ball.

handball

(ˈhændˌbɔːl)
n
1. (Team Sports, other than specified) a game in which two teams of seven players try to throw a ball into their opponent's goal
2. (Team Sports, other than specified) a game in which two or four people strike a ball against a wall or walls with the hand, usually gloved
3. (Team Sports, other than specified) the small hard rubber ball used in this game
4. (Soccer) soccer the offence committed when a player other than a goalkeeper in his own penalty area touches the ball with a hand
vb
(Australian Rules Football) Australian rules football to pass (the ball) with a blow of the fist
ˈhandˌballer n

hand•ball

(ˈhændˌbɔl)

n.
1. a game, similar to squash, played by two or four persons who strike a ball against a wall or walls with the hand.
2. the small, hard rubber ball used in this game.
[1400–50]

handball


Past participle: handballed
Gerund: handballing

Imperative
handball
handball
Present
I handball
you handball
he/she/it handballs
we handball
you handball
they handball
Preterite
I handballed
you handballed
he/she/it handballed
we handballed
you handballed
they handballed
Present Continuous
I am handballing
you are handballing
he/she/it is handballing
we are handballing
you are handballing
they are handballing
Present Perfect
I have handballed
you have handballed
he/she/it has handballed
we have handballed
you have handballed
they have handballed
Past Continuous
I was handballing
you were handballing
he/she/it was handballing
we were handballing
you were handballing
they were handballing
Past Perfect
I had handballed
you had handballed
he/she/it had handballed
we had handballed
you had handballed
they had handballed
Future
I will handball
you will handball
he/she/it will handball
we will handball
you will handball
they will handball
Future Perfect
I will have handballed
you will have handballed
he/she/it will have handballed
we will have handballed
you will have handballed
they will have handballed
Future Continuous
I will be handballing
you will be handballing
he/she/it will be handballing
we will be handballing
you will be handballing
they will be handballing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been handballing
you have been handballing
he/she/it has been handballing
we have been handballing
you have been handballing
they have been handballing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been handballing
you will have been handballing
he/she/it will have been handballing
we will have been handballing
you will have been handballing
they will have been handballing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been handballing
you had been handballing
he/she/it had been handballing
we had been handballing
you had been handballing
they had been handballing
Conditional
I would handball
you would handball
he/she/it would handball
we would handball
you would handball
they would handball
Past Conditional
I would have handballed
you would have handballed
he/she/it would have handballed
we would have handballed
you would have handballed
they would have handballed

handball

Foul committed by a player who deliberately touches the ball with a hand or arm.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.handball - a small rubber ball used in playing the game of handballhandball - a small rubber ball used in playing the game of handball
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"
2.handball - a game played in a walled court or against a single wall by two or four players who strike a rubber ball with their hands
court game - an athletic game played on a court
Translations
házená
håndbold
käsipallo
rukomet
ハンドボール
핸드볼
handboll
กีฬาตีลูกด้วยมือ
môn bóng ném

handball

[ˈhændbɔːl] N
1. (= game) → balonmano m
2. (Ftbl) (= offence) → mano f

handball

[ˈhændbɔːl] n
(= game) → handball m
to play handball → jouer au handball
(FOOTBALL) (= offence) → faute f de main

handball

[ˈhændˌbɔːl] npallamano f

handball

كُرَةُ اليَدّ házená håndbold Handball χάντμπολ balonmano käsipallo handball rukomet pallamano ハンドボール 핸드볼 handbal håndball piłka ręczna handebol гандбол handboll กีฬาตีลูกด้วยมือ hentbol môn bóng ném 手球
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