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English definition of “handball”

handball

noun uk   /ˈhænd.bɔːl/ us    /-bɑːl/
A2 [U] in the US, a game in which players hit a small hard rubber ball against a wall with their handsMiscellaneous games and activities [U] a game similar to football, played by hitting a ball with your hands instead of your feetFootball/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sports [C or U] in football, the act of touching the ball with your hand or armFootball/soccerGeneral terms used in ball sports
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