wiffleball

EnglishEdit

Whiffleball and bat
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Alternative formsEdit

  • wiffle-ball
  • wiffle ball
  • whiffleball
  • whiffle-ball
  • whiffle ball

EtymologyEdit

From (onomatopoeia) whiff (to strike, to strikeout) + ball.

Not derived from whiffle, though both derive from same onomatopoeic sources, namely a sound of wind.

NounEdit

wiffleball (uncountable)

  1. (US) A game similar to baseball, played with a lightweight bat and ball and suitable for children to play in confined areas. Also the ball used in that game.
Last modified on 16 June 2013, at 23:24