Associations to the word «Handball»

Wiktionary

HANDBALL, noun. (uncountable) A team sport where two teams of seven players each (six players and a goalkeeper) pass and bounce a ball trying to throw it in the goal of the opposing team.
HANDBALL, noun. (countable) The small rubber ball used in the sport of handball.
HANDBALL, noun. (countable) (soccer) The offence of touching the ball with the hands.
HANDBALL, noun. (uncountable) (US) (Ireland) A sport in which players alternately strike the ball against a wall with their hand. Irish and American variants have slightly different rules.
HANDBALL, noun. (countable) (US) The small rubber ball used in this sport.
HANDBALL, noun. (countable) (Australian Rules Football) An act of passing a football by holding it with one hand and hitting it with the other.
HANDBALL, verb. To manually load or unload a container, trailer, or to otherwise manually move bulk goods (often on pallets) from one type of transport receptacleto another.
HANDBALL, verb. (soccer) To illegally touch the ball with the hand or arm.
HANDBALL, verb. (Australian Rules Football) To (legally) pass a football by holding it with one hand and hitting it with the other.
HANDBALL, verb. (sexuality) (slang) To insert a hand into someone's anus.
HANDBALL PLAYER, noun. A person who plays handball, especially professionally.
HANDBALL PLAYERS, noun. Plural of handball player

Dictionary definition

HANDBALL, noun. A small rubber ball used in playing the game of handball.
HANDBALL, noun. A game played in a walled court or against a single wall by two or four players who strike a rubber ball with their hands.

Wise words

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