handball - definition and synonyms

noun  /ˈhændˌbɔːl/
  1. 1
    [uncountable] a game in which two teams of players use their hands to pass a ball and try to score goals
    1. a.
      [uncountable] in the US, a game in which two or four people hit a ball against a wall with their hands
    2. b.
      [countable] the ball used in handball
  2. 2

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    [countable/uncountable] in football, the offence of touching the ball with your hands