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Definition of "kickball" []

  • A children's game having rules similar to baseball but played with a large ball that is rolled toward homeplate instead of pitched and kicked instead of batted. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "kickball" in a sentence
  • "They were always the penultimate pick for kickball, which is really no better than last, and this is their adult-life Who’s team captain now, sucka?"
  • "The event will pit local businesses against each other in competitions such as kickball, tug of war, and sack racing."
  • "Ouch: Be prepared to take a hit in childhood games such as kickball and dodgeball."