croquetnoun [ U ]uk /ˈkrəʊ.keɪ/ us /kroʊˈkeɪ/
Examples from literature
- As they rose she challenged Paul to a game at croquet, for which the twilight left ample opportunity.
- By the way, did Sam mend that croquet mallet, the one with the loose head?
- He did play billiards, and whist, and croquet—very badly.
- Invitations to a croquet party may be of the same form as invitations to any other party.
- This effect is seen when a croquet ball is struck with a mallet.