quidditch

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

quidditch (uncountable)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Quidditch
    • 2001, Virginia A. Walter, Children & Libraries: Getting It Right:
      We can disinfect headsets and teach a group of fifth graders how to play library quidditch.
    • 2009 September 16, Brooks Barnes, “Universal Lifts the Veil on a Harry Potter Park”, in New York Times[1]:
      The Wizarding World of Harry Potter, the keenly anticipated Florida theme park, will open in the spring and allow visitors to tour Hogwarts, buy quidditch gear and drink butterbeer.
  2. (by extension) Muggle Quidditch

Usage notes[edit]

  • The uppercase initial is not recommended when referring to the real-life sport, since it was decided a distinction from its fictional counterpart must be emphazised.