Definition and Meanings for croquet

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Croquet is ranked 21,548 in the ranking of most used words in English

Part of Speech of croquet

noun, transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

Etymology of croquet

from french; cf. walloon croque blow, fillip. f. croquet a crisp biscuit, croquer to crunch, fr. croc a crackling sound, of imitative origin. croquet then properly meant a smart tap on the ball

Meaning of croquet


as noun

  • an open-air game in which two or more players endeavor to drive wooden balls, by means of mallets, through a series of hoops or arches set in the ground according to some pattern.
  • the act of croqueting.

as transitive verb, imperfect, past participle, present participle, verbal noun

  • in the game of croquet, to drive away an opponent's ball, after putting one's own in contact with it, by striking one's own ball with the mallet.
  • No synonyms for croquet
    No antonyms for croquet

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