Definition of 'table tennis'
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While away the afternoon in a hammock, or play table tennis or badminton. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are the picture of affluent family bliss, attending parties at their church, playing table tennis in the backyard or arguing over the dinner table. Times, Sunday Times (2016)He gets most things right and sharpens his eyes and reflexes by playing table tennis. The Sun (2010)She passes her time on movie sets by playing video games and table tennis. The Sun (2007)Glass of wine and a game of table tennis? Times, Sunday Times (2012)And fast games like table tennis or volleyball help you relax. The Sun (2014)Some play table tennis at one end of the cage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)We hang out, we play table tennis. The Sun (2012)That he played table tennis in a wheelchair didn't matter. Times, Sunday Times (2012) Play table tennis, snooker or football. The Sun (2008)Oh, and she also plays a mean game of table tennis. Times, Sunday Times (2009)After the interview, we play a friendly game of table tennis. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But light exercise like table tennis and bowls is of little use, it is claimed. The Sun (2009)As well as a cafe it has a games room offering table tennis, darts and video games. Times, Sunday Times (2008)But I knew that what had just passed between us was not a fluffed backhand in a game of table tennis. Times, Sunday Times (2011)It's why I quit playing table tennis. Times, Sunday Times (2015)An invitation was made for the US to send a table tennis team to play in China. Times, Sunday Times (2008)There's no quarter asked or given in the NI table tennis league. Times, Sunday Times (2007)It was just a great atmosphere, the kind of place where you could have a bowl of chips and play table tennis or five-a-side. Times, Sunday Times (2012)GB bagged four in table tennis compared to none in Beijing and also won their first Paralympic sailing medals. The Sun (2012)
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Translations for 'table tennis'
British English: table tennis /ˈteɪbl ˈtɛnɪs/ NOUN
Table tennis is a game played inside by two or four people. The players stand at each end of a table which has a low net across the middle and hit a small light ball over the net, using small bats.
- American English: table tennis
- Arabic: كُرَةُ الطَاوِلَة
- Brazilian Portuguese: tênis de mesa
- Chinese: 乒乓球
- Croatian: stolni tenis
- Czech: stolní tenis
- Danish: bordtennis
- Dutch: tafeltennis
- European Spanish: tenis de mesa
- Finnish: pöytätennis
- French: tennis de table
- German: Tischtennis
- Greek: πινγκ πονγκ
- Italian: ping pong
- Japanese: 卓球
- Korean: 탁구
- Norwegian: bordtennis
- Polish: tenis stołowy
- European Portuguese: ténis de mesa
- Romanian: tenis de masă
- Russian: настольный теннис
- Spanish: tenis de mesa
- Swedish: bordtennis
- Thai: เทเบิลเทนนิส กรเล่นปิงปอง
- Turkish: masa tenisi
- Ukrainian: настільний теніс
- Vietnamese: môn bóng bàn
Definition of table tennis from the Collins English Dictionary
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