Definition of 'handball'
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Example sentences containing 'handball'
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It looks like a clear handball to me. The Sun (2016)There was probably a penalty for handball in the second half. The Sun (2017)There was the handball for the penalty, which was not intentional. The Sun (2016)They are more handball players than footballers. The Sun (2013)We kept our defensive shape and it was a blatant handball for the first goal. The Sun (2012)There is no excuse for missing a handball on the line. Times, Sunday Times (2012)He was a handball player and wanted me to do that. The Sun (2009)It was blatant handball and the referee was close. The Sun (2013)They played handball about once a month and got together to talk through some of the confirmation questions. Christianity Today (2000)The ref was lenient also in the first half when we should have had a penalty for handball. The Sun (2012)But it was a clear handball. The Sun (2009)The handball law in football hasn't changed but attitudes to it in recent years have. Times, Sunday Times (2012)To be fair, being a goalkeeper for any handball team is a thankless task. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The disappointment is that in the other box you've a clear handball. The Sun (2012)Why does anyone become a goalkeeper, a handball player? Times, Sunday Times (2006)She was picked to be on the handball team last week after an astonishing physical transformation that is a tribute to the power of dreams. The Sun (2012)The first goal was handball. The Sun (2015)The extra referee behind the goal would have seen the goal and it would have solved the problem because the second handball was a blatant one. The Sun (2009)She might have become part of the GB team for handball or volleyball. Times, Sunday Times (2009) Sports like handball are fun, easy, cheap and social. The Sun (2012)And those Swedish handball players. The Sun (2012)
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Used Rarely. handball is in the lower 50% of commonly used words in the Collins dictionary
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Translations for 'handball'
British English: handball /ˈhændˌbɔːl/ NOUN
Handball is a team sport in which the players try to score goals by throwing or hitting a large ball with their hand.
- American English: team handball
- Arabic: كُرَةُ اليَدّ
- Brazilian Portuguese: handebol
- Chinese: 手球
- Croatian: rukomet
- Czech: házená
- Danish: håndbold
- Dutch: handbal
- European Spanish: balonmano
- Finnish: käsipallo
- French: handball
- German: Handball
- Greek: χάντμπολ
- Italian: pallamano
- Japanese: ハンドボール
- Korean: 핸드볼
- Norwegian: håndball
- Polish: piłka ręczna
- European Portuguese: handebol
- Romanian: handbal
- Russian: гандбол
- Spanish: balonmano
- Swedish: handboll
- Thai: กีฬาตีลูกด้วยมือ
- Turkish: hentbol
- Ukrainian: гандбол
- Vietnamese: môn bóng ném
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