how to pronounce handball /ˈhændˌbɔːl/
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handball is pronounced in two syllables
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An example use of handball in a speech by a native speaker of american english:
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meanings of handball noun: The offence of a player other than the goalkeeper touching the ball with the hand or arm on the field during play. An act of passing a football by holding it with one hand and hitting it with the other. A schoolyard game in which a tennis ball is struck with the hand, played on a improvised court on the asphalt or pavement. The small rubber ball used in this sport. The medium-sized inflated ball used in this sport. 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. A sport in which players alternately strike the ball against a wall with their hand. Irish and American variants have slightly different rules. verb: To insert a hand into someone's anus. To illegally touch the ball with the hand or arm. To (legally) pass a football by holding it with one hand and hitting it with the other. To manually load or unload a container, trailer, or to otherwise manually move bulk goods (often on pallets) from one type of transport receptacle to another. words with pronunciation similar to handball Did this page help you?