What does basketball mean?

Definitions for basketball
ˈbæs kɪtˌbɔl, ˈbɑ skɪt-bas·ket·ball

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word basketball.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. basketball, basketball game, hoops(noun)

    a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop

  2. basketball(noun)

    an inflated ball used in playing basketball

Wiktionary

  1. basketball(Noun)

    A sport in which two opposing teams of five players strive to put a ball through a hoop.

  2. basketball(Noun)

    The particular kind of ball used in the sport of basketball.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Basketball

    A competitive team sport played on a rectangular court having a raised basket at each end.

How to pronounce basketball?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say basketball in sign language?

  1. basketball

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of basketball in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of basketball in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of basketball in a Sentence

  1. Ko Yong Suk:

    He used to sleep... with his basketball.

  2. Tanika Mayweather:

    We'll have our basketball games out in the park.

  3. Katina Powell:

    Breaking Cardinal Rules: Basketball and the Escort Queen.

  4. Matt Powell:

    Basketball shoes are not in fashion, athleisure footwear is in style.

  5. Ralph Kiner:

    George Shinn. He's the owner of the Charlotte Harlots basketball team.

Images & Illustrations of basketball

  1. basketballbasketballbasketballbasketballbasketball

Popularity rank by frequency of use

basketball#1#2374#10000

Translations for basketball

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for basketball »

Translation

Find a translation for the basketball definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these basketball definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"basketball." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 22 Aug. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/basketball>.

Are we missing a good definition for basketball? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for basketball:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.