Associations to the word «Tennis»


TENNIS, noun. (sports) A sport played by two players (or four in doubles), who alternately strike the ball over a net using racquets.
TENNIS, noun. (dated) A match in this sport.
TENNIS, noun. (obsolete) An earlier game in which a ball is driven to and fro, or kept in motion by striking it with a racquet or with the open hand.
TENNIS, verb. (intransitive) (dated) To play tennis.
TENNIS, verb. (transitive) To drive backward and forward like a tennis ball.
TENNIS BALL, noun. A bouncy ball designed for the sport of tennis. A rubber, hollow ball, pressurized and covered with felt. Most common color is "Optic Yellow", but many colors exist today.
TENNIS BALLS, noun. Plural of tennis ball
TENNIS CLUB, noun. An organization whose members play tennis together.
TENNIS COURT, noun. A firm, rectangular surface, marked with lines and having a net across the middle, where the game of tennis is played
TENNIS COURTS, noun. Plural of tennis court
TENNIS DRESS, noun. The clothing worn by a female tennis player
TENNIS ELBOW, noun. A painful inflammation of the extensor tendon of the humerus caused by overuse of the muscles of the lower arm
TENNIS ELBOWS, noun. Plural of tennis elbow
TENNIS PLAYER, noun. A person who plays tennis, especially professionally.
TENNIS PLAYERS, noun. Plural of tennis player
TENNIS RACKET, noun. (tennis) A type of bat used to strike the ball in tennis; it has an oval frame with a taut interlaced network of strings
TENNIS RACKETS, noun. Plural of tennis racket
TENNIS RACQUET, noun. Alternative spelling of tennis racket
TENNIS RACQUETS, noun. Plural of tennis racquet
TENNIS SHOE, noun. (regional) A sneaker (trainer).
TENNIS SHOES, noun. Plural of tennis shoe

Dictionary definition

TENNIS, noun. A game played with rackets by two or four players who hit a ball back and forth over a net that divides the court.

Wise words

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