wallyball


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wal·ly·ball

 (wôl′ē-bôl′)
n.
A game similar to volleyball played on a four-walled court with a ball the same size as but harder than a volleyball that is allowed to bounce once off the ceiling or once off the walls before being returned over the net.

[Blend of wall and volleyball.]

wallyball

(ˈwɒlɪˌbɔːl)
n
(Ball Games, other than specified) a ball game played on an indoor court

wal•ly•ball

(ˈwɒl iˌbɔl, ˈwɔ li-)
n.
a game similar to volleyball played in a walled court so that the ball may be bounced against the walls.
[1985–90; b. wall and volleyball]
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