badminton badminton  /ˈbæd ˌmɪn tən/

Definition(s):

  • (n) a game played on a court with light long-handled rackets used to volley a shuttlecock over a net

Usage(s):

  1. Granted, badminton does not have the massive followings of soccer or cricket.
  2. In European eyes, badminton is not a game at which Americans are likely to be championship contenders.
  3. Her opponents, corseted by propriety, think they're in for a set of badminton; she's ready for a street brawl.

News

  1. Badminton-Chinese players under fire after Jakarta upset

    * Shock loss in Indonesia draws criticism * No men left in singles or doubles (Updates with semi-final results) June 15 (Reuters) - Chinese badminton is again under fire after world number three Du Pengyu's shock loss to unranked Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka at the Indonesia Super Series event. The sport's governing body, the Badminton World Federation (BWF), has long been concerned about players ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! News

  2. Badminton-Chinese shuttlers under fire again after Jakarta upset

    June 15 (Reuters) - Chinese badminton is once again coming under fire after world number three Du Pengyu's shock loss to unranked Dionysius Hayom Rumbaka at the Indonesia Super Series event. The sport's governing, the Badminton World Federation, has long been concerned about players withdrawing from 'smaller' events and team mates pulling out of matches to avoid competing against each other. The ...
    on June 15, 2013     Source: Reuters via Yahoo! Sports

  3. Pro badminton league to make stop in Whiting

    WHITING | Ironic as it may seem, but you know they take badminton seriously when they try to lose on purpose.
    on June 15, 2013     Source: The Times of Northwest Indiana

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Quotes

  1. "Investors of all stripes were bloodied and confused, much as if they were small birds that had strayed into a badminton game," Buffett wrote.
    on Mar 1, 2009 By: Warren Buffett Source: guardian.co.uk

  2. Former GB athlete and Olympic silver medallist Gail Emms said: "Congratulations to Ellen for being selected to compete for Wales in the Sainsbury's UK School Games. It is a significant achievement in the career of any young badminton athlete!"
    on Jul 8, 2010 By: Gail Emms Source: Penarth Times

  3. "On one of my favorite episodes of 'Raymond,' I had the thrill of working one-on-one with Ray Romano," Engel said. "I loved doing that scene. It was like a perfect game of badminton."
    on Apr 16, 2008 By: Georgia Engel Source: Wicked Local Plympton

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