foosball

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English[edit]

A foosball table.

Etymology[edit]

From German Fußball, itself a calque of English football.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfuːsˌbɔːl/, /ˈfuːzˌbɔːl/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

foosball (uncountable)

  1. (chiefly US, Canada) table soccer (US), table football (UK)
    • 2001, Jonathan Franzen, The Corrections
      [] Caleb on Tuesday, for the first time in months, had invited him to play foosball []

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