volleyball. noun. /ˈvɒlibɔːl/. /ˈvɑːlibɔːl/. [uncountable] jump to other results. . enlarge image. a game in which two teams of six players use their hands to hit a large ball backwards and forwards over a high net while trying not to let the ball touch the ground on their own side see also beach volleyball Topics Sports: ball and racket sports a2.
a game in which two teams of six players use their hands to hit a large ball backward and forward over a high net while trying not to let the ball touch the ground on their own side see beach volleyball
plural. volleyballs. DEFINITIONS 1. 1. uncountable a sport in which two teams use only their hands and arms to hit a ball to each other over a high net, trying to prevent the ball from touching the ground on their side. Synonyms and related words. -. Other games played with balls. badminton.
noun. 1 A game for two teams, usually of six players, in which a large ball is hit by hand over a high net, the aim being to score points by making the ball reach the ground on the opponent's side of the court. ‘The Zambia team will compete in several events among them volleyball, netball, table tennis and swimming.’.
volleyball. / ˈ vɑːliˌbɑːl/. noun. plural volleyballs. Learner's definition of VOLLEYBALL. 1. [noncount] : a game in which two teams of players hit a large ball back and forth over a high net. 2. [count] : the ball used to play volleyball — see picture at ball.
Definition of volleyball. : a game played by volleying an inflated ball over a net also : the ball used in this game.
vŏlē-bôl. (0) A game played on a court by two teams who hit a large, lightweight, inflated ball back and forth over a high net with the hands, each team trying to return the ball before it touches the ground. noun. 5.
noun. a game for two teams in which the object is to keep a large ball in motion, from side to side over a high net, by striking it with the hands before it touches the ground. the ball used in this game.