Adjective "volleyball" definition and examples

(Volleyball may not be an adjective, but it can be used as an adjective, click here to find out.)

Pronunciation

/ˈvɒlɪbɔːl/

Definitions and examples

noun

A game for two teams, usually of six players, in which a large ball is hit by hand over a high net, the aim being to score points by making the ball reach the ground on the opponent's side of the court.
  1. 'In addition, Sydney fielded teams in soccer, volleyball, basketball and rugby.'
  2. 'Among the clubs that have received funding are alpine sports, rugby league, volleyball, cricket and golf.'
  3. 'These include track events for athletes and team events in netball, soccer and volleyball.'
  4. 'Basketball and volleyball are also popular sports but nothing comes close to football.'
  5. 'These kinds of injuries are common in basketball, football, volleyball, and soccer.'
  6. 'The most popular spectator and participant sports are soccer and volleyball.'
  7. 'The games facilities will cater for sports such as table tennis, volleyball, pool and badminton.'
  8. 'On the flip side, there was some good volleyball played during the tournament.'
  9. 'Football was number one but he had also done athletics, basketball, volleyball and cricket.'
  10. 'They gather at the gym for basketball and volleyball, and at the local rink for hockey.'
  11. 'The two friends were hitting the volleyball back and forth over the net, and talking at the same time.'
  12. 'Ryan grabbed a volleyball from the cart and we began serving to specific spots on the court.'
  13. 'Don't come at me with a volleyball because all I have to do is STAND THERE and my team will win.'
  14. 'I bite the dust when it comes to anything else - and he picked up the volleyball to hand it to me.'
  15. 'Sputtering, I discovered the volleyball floating next to me as whoops of triumph entered my ears.'
  16. 'I had more emotional attachment to the volleyball than any other character in the movie.'
  17. 'You would be gratified to learn that it hurts like hell and is the size of a volleyball.'

More definitions

1. a game for two teams in which the object is to keep a large ball in motion, from side to side over a high net, by striking it with the hands before it touches the ground.

2. the ball used in this game.

More examples(as adjective)

"people can be volleyball near roadsides."

"players can be volleyball."

"matches can be volleyball."

"teams can be volleyball."

"people can be volleyball."

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