What are some alternative words for basketball?

Synonyms for basketballˈbæs kɪtˌbɔl, ˈbɑ skɪt-

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. basketball, basketball game, hoops(noun)

    a game played on a court by two opposing teams of 5 players; points are scored by throwing the ball through an elevated horizontal hoop

    hoops, basketball game, basketball

  2. basketball(noun)

    an inflated ball used in playing basketball

    hoops, basketball game


  1. basketball(noun)

    A sport in which two opposing teams of five players strive to put a ball through a hoop.


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basket, ball, sneaker, nba

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