Definition of "tennis" []

  • A game played with rackets and a light ball by two players or two pairs of players on a rectangular court, as of grass, clay, or asphalt, divided by a net. Also called lawn tennis. (noun)
  • Court tennis. (noun)
  • A racket game played between two players or pairs of players who hit a ball to and fro over a net on a rectangular court of grass, asphalt, clay, etc (noun)

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  • (as modifier) (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016

Use "tennis" in a sentence
  • "- LMAO True Story!. tomhimpe Exams = f (waste of time, night outs, case studies, table tennis) .. only these variables so far fibrestream OMW to Reims #tennis, Women National Championships finale, chair umpire."
  • "Although “Ace” can probably never come out here due to the appearance of recognizable celebrities in tennis from the time, Applause should * definitely* be translated."
  • ""The aim to rid any uncertainty or implication of corruption in tennis is fundamental to the reputation and future standing of the game and is fully supported by all international tennis bodies.""