Recreation and Sports

revel
unrestrained merrymaking
 
quadrille
a square dance of 5 or more figures for 4 or more couples
 
track and field
participating in athletic sports performed on a running track or on the field associated with it
 
hoofing
dancing in which the steps are more important than gestures or postures
 
water-skiing
skiing on water while being towed by a motorboat
 
row
the act of rowing as a sport
 
fives
a game resembling handball; played on a court with a front wall and two side walls
 
clog dancing
a dance performed while wearing shoes with wooden soles; has heavy stamping steps
 
field sport
a sport that is played outdoors
 
fly-fishing
angling with an artificial fly as a lure
 
ultimate frisbee
a game between two teams whose players try to toss a Frisbee to one another until they cross the opponents goal; possession changes hands when the Frisbee is intercepted or touches the ground or goes out of bounds
 
day game
a game played in daylight
 
superfecta
a bet that you can pick the first four finishers in a race in the right order
 
apache dance
a violent fast dance in French vaudeville (an apache is a member of the French underworld)
 
spin
a distinctive interpretation (especially as used by politicians to sway public opinion)
 
athletic game
a game involving athletic activity
 
fireman
play in which children pretend to put out a fire
 
half gainer
a dive in which the diver throws the feet forward and up to complete a half backward somersault and enters the water facing the diving board
 
prisoner's base
a children's game; two teams capture opposing players by tagging them and taking them to their own base
 
shuffleboard
a game in which players use long sticks to shove wooden disks onto the scoring area marked on a smooth surface
 
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