Recreation and Sports

spiccato bowing
bowing in such a way that the bow bounces lightly off the strings
 
tango
a ballroom dance of Latin-American origin
 
crab
a stroke of the oar that either misses the water or digs too deeply
 
ducks and drakes
a game in which a flat stone is bounced along the surface of calm water
 
Bacchanalia
an orgiastic festival in ancient Greece in honor of Dionysus (= Bacchus)
 
1-hitter
a game in which a pitcher allows the opposing team only one hit
 
piaffe
a cadenced trot executed by the horse in one spot
 
match play
golf scoring by holes won
 
spar
making the motions of attack and defense with the fists and arms; a part of training for a boxer
 
spectator sport
a sport that many people find entertaining to watch
 
ice show
any entertainment performed by ice skaters
 
water polo
a game played in a swimming pool by two teams of swimmers who try to throw an inflated ball into the opponents' goal
 
bathe
the act of swimming for pleasure or recreation
 
courante
a court dance of the 16th century; consisted of short advances and retreats
 
running
the act of participating in an athletic competition involving running on a track
 
prestidigitation
manual dexterity in the execution of tricks
 
game of chance
a game that involves gambling
 
surfriding
the sport of riding a surfboard toward the shore on the crest of a wave
 
program
a performance (or series of performances) at a public presentation
 
racing
the sport of engaging in contests of speed
 
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