Welcome to the new LearnersDictionary.com. We want to hear your thoughts about the new design.

basketball

1 ENTRIES FOUND:
Save
basketball/ˈbæskɪtˌbɑːl/
British/ˈbɑːskɪtˌbɔːl/noun
pluralbasketballs
basketball
/ˈbæskɪtˌbɑːl/British/ˈbɑːskɪtˌbɔːl/
noun
pluralbasketballs
Learner's definition of BASKETBALL  
[noncount]  : a game in which two teams of five players bounce a ball and try to score points by throwing the ball through one of the raised nets at each end of a rectangular court — often used before another noun
[count]  : a large rubber ball that is used in the game of basketball
— see picture at ball
Comments & Questions  
Comments & Questions
What made you want to look up basketball? Include any comments and questions you have about this word.