outdoor game

Definitions of outdoor game
  1. noun
    an athletic game that is played outdoors
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    day game
    a game played in daylight
    night game
    a game played under artificial illumination at night
    golf, golf game
    a game played on a large open course with 9 or 18 holes; the object is use as few strokes as possible in playing all the holes
    croquet
    a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops; the winner is the first to traverse all the hoops and hit a peg
    paintball
    a game that simulates military combat; players on one team try to eliminate players on the opposing team by shooting capsules of paint at them
    horseshoes, quoits
    a game in which iron rings (or open iron rings) are thrown at a stake in the ground in the hope of encircling it
    shovelboard, shuffleboard
    a game in which players use long sticks to shove wooden disks onto the scoring area marked on a smooth surface
    field game
    an outdoor game played on a field of specified dimensions
    professional golf
    playing golf for money
    round, round of golf
    the activity of playing 18 holes of golf
    medal play, stroke play
    golf scoring by total strokes taken
    match play
    golf scoring by holes won
    miniature golf
    a novelty version of golf played with golf balls and putters on a miniature course featuring many obstacles
    field hockey, hockey
    a game resembling ice hockey that is played on an open field; two opposing teams use curved sticks try to drive a ball into the opponents' net
    football, football game
    any of various games played with a ball (round or oval) in which two teams try to kick or carry or propel the ball into each other's goal
    hurling
    a traditional Irish game resembling hockey; played by two teams of 15 players each
    ball game, ballgame
    a field game played with a ball (especially baseball)
    cricket
    a game played with a ball and bat by two teams of 11 players; teams take turns trying to score runs
    lacrosse
    a game invented by American Indians; now played by two teams who use long-handled rackets to catch and carry and throw the ball toward the opponents' goal
    polo
    a game similar to field hockey but played on horseback using long-handled mallets and a wooden ball
    pushball
    a game using a leather ball six feet in diameter; the two side try to push it across the opponents' goal
    ultimate frisbee
    a game between two teams whose players try to toss a Frisbee to one another until they cross the opponents goal; possession changes hands when the Frisbee is intercepted or touches the ground or goes out of bounds
    clock golf
    a form of golf in which you putt from positions arranged on the circumference of a circle around the hole
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    athletic game
    a game involving athletic activity
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