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rounders (ˈraʊndəz Pronunciation for rounders



  1. (functioning as singular) (British) a ball game in which players run between posts after hitting the ball, scoring a 'rounder' if they run round all four before the ball is retrieved

rounder (ˈraʊndə Pronunciation for rounder



  1. a run round all four bases after one hit in rounders
  2. a tool or machine for rounding edges or surfaces

Example Sentences Including 'rounders'

"They were getting two first rounders for me," he said of Corey Perry and a draft choice.
Edmonton Sun (2003)
A Smith South Brisbane Rounding up I THINK 20/ 20 will do for cricket what baseball did for rounders.
Courier, Sunday Mail (2005)
German is taught from age 5 and French from 9. Games include netball, rounders , tennis, swimming, gymnastics, dance and athletics.
Times, Sunday Times (2001)
She was looking round at groups of girls playing rounders or `he".
Cassidy, Anne In Real Life
THREE pupils have been kicked out of a school and 80 others suspended after police had to snatch rounders bats off teenagers at a demo.
Sun, News of the World (2001)
Walter Collier offered his services as an escort, only too pleased to find an excuse to avoid playing rounders.
Secombe, Fred Goodbye Curate
We left around 6.00 p. m., arrived on the beach at 7.30, went swimming, played football and rounders.
Aiken, Nick Working with Teenagers
What if his replacements---all rounders Dinesh Mongia or Sridharan Sriram--- come up with some sterling performances?
Outlook India (2005)


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