Adjective "waterpolo" definition and examples

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

Definitions and examples


A seven-a-side game played by swimmers in a pool, with a ball like a football that is thrown into the opponents' net. The game developed in Britain from about 1870.
  1. 'It's no secret that much of the game of water polo revolves around the center position.'
  2. 'However, he also believes that clubs that mix water polo with swimming would be the ideal situation.'
  3. 'The complex, situated 300 yards from the beach, has a pool and organised basketball, football and water polo.'
  4. 'They first went to the swimming pool to have a swim around and play a match of water polo.'
  5. 'This year, between games and tinkering in the garage, he also found time to take up water polo and volleyball.'
  6. 'The tactics and playing of the game are not unlike basketball or water polo.'
  7. 'There are lots of great sports, from basketball to wrestling, football to water polo.'
  8. 'Prior to that the former solicitor's clerk had dabbled in water polo and the triathlon.'
  9. 'To me, the combination of swimming and water polo is the ultimate definition of how kids should progress and succeed.'
  10. 'Why, then, do we insist that athletes should develop or succeed in both swimming and water polo?'

More definitions

1. an aquatic game played by two teams of seven swimmers each, the object being to score goals by pushing, carrying, or passing an inflated ball and tossing it into the opponent's goal, defended by a goalkeeper.

More examples(as adjective)

"players can be waterpolo."

"championships can be waterpolo."


(water polo)