Main definitions of moonball in English

: moonball1moonball2

moonball1

Pronunciation /ˈmuːnbɔːl/

noun

informal Tennis
  • A high lob.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in World of Tennis '75. From moon + ball.

Main definitions of moonball in English

: moonball1moonball2

moonball2

Pronunciation /ˈmuːnbɔːl/

verb

informal Tennis
  • To hit a high lob; to engage in play predominantly characterized by such shots. Also with object: to subject (an opponent) to high lobs.

Origin

1980s; earliest use found in The Washington Post. From moonball.