Associations to the word «Badminton»


BADMINTON, noun. A racquet sport played indoors on a court by two opposing players (singles) or two opposing pairs of players (doubles), in which a shuttlecock is volleyed over a net and the competitions are presided by an umpire in British English and a referee in American English.
BADMINTON, proper noun. A village in Gloucestershire, England
BADMINTON PLAYER, noun. A person who plays badminton, especially professionally.
BADMINTON PLAYERS, noun. Plural of badminton player
BADMINTON RACKET, noun. A light, long-handled racket, used to hit a shuttlecock in the game of badminton.
BADMINTON RACKETS, noun. Plural of badminton racket

Dictionary definition

BADMINTON, noun. A game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net.

Wise words

Words are always getting conventionalized to some secondary meaning. It is one of the works of poetry to take the truants in custody and bring them back to their right senses.
William Butler Yeats