Definition of handball. 1 : a game played in a walled court or against a single wall or board by two or four players who use their hands to strike the ball. 2 : a small rubber ball used in handball.
Handball definition, a game, similar to squash, played by two or four persons who strike a small ball against a wall or walls with the hand. See more.
handball noun (GAME) A2 [ U ] in the US, a game in which players hit a small, hard rubber ball against a wall with their hands. Giantstep Inc/DigitalVision/GettyImages. [ U ] (US also team handball) a game similar to football, played by throwing a ball instead of kicking it. skynesher/E+/GettyImages.
hand·ball. (hănd′bôl′) n. 1. a. A game that is played, often on a four-walled court, by two or more players who alternately hit a small rubber ball against the front wall with the hand, with play stopping if the ball bounces twice on the floor or does not reach the front wall. b. The ball used in this game. 2.
handball noun. An Irish sport, very similar to the American sport, in which players must bounce a ball off a wall. 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. To illegally touch the ball with the hand or arm.
A game in which a small ball is batted against a wall or walls with the hand, alternately by opposing teams of one or two players. noun.
Definition of team handball. : a game developed from soccer which is played between two teams of seven players each and in which the ball is thrown, caught, and dribbled with the hands.
Handball (also known as team handball, European handball or Olympic handball) is a team sport in which two teams of seven players each (six outcourt players and a goalkeeper) pass a ball using their hands with the aim of throwing it into the goal of the other team.