croquet
Pronunciation
  • (British) enPR: krō'kā, IPA: /ˈkɹəʊkeɪ/, /ˈkɹəʊki/
  • (America) enPR: krōkā', IPA: /kɹoʊˈkeɪ/
Noun

croquet

  1. (uncountable, games) A game played on a lawn, in which players use mallets to drive balls through hoops (wickets).
  2. (countable, games) A shot in this game in which the striker's ball and another ball are moved by hitting the striker's ball when they have been placed in contact following a roquet.
  3. (countable) A croquette.
Translations
  • French: croquet
  • German: Croquet, Crocket, Krocket
  • Russian: кроке́т
Verb

croquet (croquets, present participle croqueting; past and past participle croqueted)

  1. (transitive, games) To play a shot in the game of croquet in which the striker's ball and another ball are moved by hitting the striker's ball when they have been placed in contact following a roquet.



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