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verb [intransitive/transitive] volley pronunciation in British English /ˈvɒli/
Word Forms
present tense
present participlevolleying
past tensevolleyed
past participlevolleyed
  1. to hit or kick a ball back to an opponent before it touches the ground

    She volleyed the ball just over his head.

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