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Definition of Badminton by Merriam-Webster

bad·​min·​ton | ˈbad-ˌmi-tᵊn How to pronounce badminton (audio) , -ˌmin-tᵊn

: a court game played with light long-handled rackets and a shuttlecock volleyed over a net

Examples of badminton in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The Associated Press surveyed 44 of the country’s national governing bodies (NGBs) — the organizations charged with operating programs from the grassroots through the Olympic levels in sports that run the gamut from badminton to basketball.

NBC News, “Photo: Social distancing at Lebanese mosque,” 8 May 2020
So university student Wei Zikai turned his living room into a badminton court.

Washington Post, “Confined at home, Chinese get creative to beat boredom,” 29 Jan. 2020
But there are plenty of other backyard game possibilities: cornhole, volleyball, badminton, croquet.


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