tennis

Part of speech: noun

A game played by striking a ball with rackets over a net stretched perpendicularly across a space.

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Usage examples "tennis":

  1. Had a game of tennis at the Blanchards' as I came along, dinner at the club, and strolled up here with the fellows. - "Spinning-Wheel Stories", Louisa May Alcott.
  2. " Doctor Bayliss asked me to play tennis with him tomorrow morning," she said. - "Kent Knowles: Quahaug", Joseph C. Lincoln.
  3. Who is going to play tennis? - "Father Stafford", Anthony Hope.