softball

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English[edit]

A softball.
A softball game.

Etymology[edit]

1926: soft +‎ ball.

Noun[edit]

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softball (plural softballs)

  1. A game similar to baseball but played with a larger and softer ball which can be thrown overhand or underhand.
  2. The ball used to play the sport.
  3. (by analogy) A question designed to be easy to answer.

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English softball.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsoftboːl/, [ˈs̠o̞ft̪bo̞ːl]
  • Hyphenation: soft‧ball

Noun[edit]

softball

  1. softball

Declension[edit]

Inflection of softball (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative softball softballit
genitive softballin softballien
partitive softballia softballeja
illative softballiin softballeihin
singular plural
nominative softball softballit
accusative nom. softball softballit
gen. softballin
genitive softballin softballien
partitive softballia softballeja
inessive softballissa softballeissa
elative softballista softballeista
illative softballiin softballeihin
adessive softballilla softballeilla
ablative softballilta softballeilta
allative softballille softballeille
essive softballina softballeina
translative softballiksi softballeiksi
instructive softballein
abessive softballitta softballeitta
comitative softballeineen

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Noun[edit]

softball m (uncountable)

  1. softball (a sport similar to baseball)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

softball m (uncountable)

  1. softball