Definitions of badminton

  1. A game, similar to lawn tennis, played with shuttlecocks. Webster Dictionary DB
  2. A preparation of claret, spiced and sweetened. Webster Dictionary DB
  3. A kind of claret-cup or summer beverage, so called from being invented at the Duke of Beaufort's seat of that name. "Soothed or stimulated by fragrant cheroots or beakers of Badminton." - Disraeli. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  4. An outdoor game played with shuttlecocks over a net. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.

Usage examples for badminton

  1. On this point I may fortify myself with the opinion of Mr. W. B. Woodgate, as given in his " Badminton Book on Boating." – Rowing by Rudolf Chambers Lehmann