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PRONUNCIATION OF FOOTBAG

footbag  [ˈfʊtˌbæɡ] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF FOOTBAG

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Footbag is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES FOOTBAG MEAN IN ENGLISH?

footbag

Footbag

A footbag is both a small, round bag, and the term for the various sports played with one – characterized by controlling the bag by using one's feet. Although often referred to generically as a Hacky Sack, that is the trademarked name of one specific brand. Footbag-like activities have existed for many years. There are documented examples like Wu Style Tai Chi Chuan practice and policemen are seen playing it using a shuttlecock in the 1955 movie To Catch a Thief, but the current Western incarnation of the sport was invented in 1972 by Mike Marshall and John Stalberger of Oregon City, Oregon with the Hacky Sack, the rights to which are now owned by Wham-O.

Definition of footbag in the English dictionary

The definition of footbag in the dictionary is the sport of keeping a small round object, usually a beanbag, off the ground by kicking it. Other definition of footbag is a small beanbag that is kicked around.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH FOOTBAG


beanbag
ˈbiːnˌbæɡ
boil-in-a-bag
ˈbɔɪlɪnəˌbæɡ
carpetbag
ˈkɑːpɪtˌbæɡ
dirtbag
ˈdɜːtˌbæɡ
feedbag
ˈfiːdˌbæɡ
fleabag
ˈfliːˌbæɡ
gasbag
ˈɡæsˌbæɡ
handbag
ˈhændˌbæɡ
kitbag
ˈkɪtˌbæɡ
mailbag
ˈmeɪlˌbæɡ
postbag
ˈpəʊstˌbæɡ
punchbag
ˈpʌntʃˌbæɡ
ragbag
ˈræɡˌbæɡ
ratbag
ˈrætˌbæɡ
rattlebag
ˈrætəlˌbæɡ
saddlebag
ˈsædəlˌbæɡ
sandbag
ˈsændˌbæɡ
scumbag
ˈskʌmˌbæɡ
windbag
ˈwɪndˌbæɡ
workbag
ˈwɜːkˌbæɡ

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE FOOTBAG

footage
football
football game
football ground
football hooligan
football hooliganism
football league
football match
football pitch
football player
football pools
football season
football special
football supporter
footballene
footballer
footballing
footballist
footbar
footbath

WORDS THAT END LIKE FOOTBAG

air bag
airbag
bag
beach bag
bean bag
body bag
carry-on bag
clutch bag
duffle bag
dust bag
in the bag
let the cat out of the bag
mixed bag
overnight bag
paper bag
plastic bag
shopping bag
shoulder bag
sleeping bag
tote bag

Synonyms and antonyms of footbag in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «footbag» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF FOOTBAG

Find out the translation of footbag to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of footbag from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «footbag» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

footbag
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

footbag
570 millions of speakers

English

footbag
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

footbag
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

footbag
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Footbag
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

footbag
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

ফুটব্যাগ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

footbag
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Beg kaki
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Footbag
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

フットバッグ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

풋백
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Footbag
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

footbag
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

ஃபுட்பேக்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

फुटबाग
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

Footbag
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

footbag
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Footbag
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Footbag
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Footbag
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

footbag
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Footbag
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Footbag
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

footbag
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of footbag

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «FOOTBAG»

The term «footbag» is regularly used and occupies the 61.087 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «FOOTBAG» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «footbag» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «footbag» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about footbag

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «FOOTBAG»

Discover the use of footbag in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to footbag and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The footbag book: all the tricks, all the tips
Footbag is a sport thats a lot like juggling, except you cant use your hands. Packed with essential tips and techniques, The Footbag Book comes complete with a colourful, hand-crocheted footbag.
Klutz, Inc, 2002
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Playing Footbag
Playing Footbag You play footbag with a small bag. You try to keep the footbag off the ground. You use your feet, knees, and head but not your hands. You can play footbag just about anywhere. You can play footbag by yourself or with ...
Meryl-Lynn Pluck
3
The Hacky-Sack book: an illustrated guide to the new ...
Take soccer and mix it with juggling. This book introduces the 5 basic kicks, along with various games played with a footbag. Includes information on joining the World Footbag Association.
John Cassidy, 1982
4
Black Belt
The footbag (left) consists of small plastic pellets encased in a flexible leather bag. All stitching is internal. Footbag techniques resemble those in karate. Footbag's knee kick (far right), for example, is similar to karate's knee strike (right) . losers ...
5
Encyclopedia of World Sport: From Ancient Times to the Present
of origins, footbag is now established as both a recreational and competitive sport. History Footbag is similar to older kick-based sports. One of its oldest ancestors is believed to be a game that originated in China around 2600 B.C.E. in which ...
David Levinson, Karen Christensen, 1999
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Boys' Life
13,901. TM 1,000's of Video Game Cartridges in Stock!!! No Cartridges. On August 5, 1982, Ken Shults set a new world record in one of America's fastest growing sports. In two hours and eighteen minutes, Ken kicked a Hacky Sack® footbag ...
7
Footbag
Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online.
Frederic P. Miller, Agnes F. Vandome, John McBrewster, 2010
8
How to Talk American: A Guide to Our Native Tongues
It's footbag. one of the fastest growing "sports" in America. One Portlander practically lives the sport. His girlfriend says that until recently he slept with his bag under his pillow. He's 26-year-old "Little Mike" Parker, the inspiration for the River ...
Jim Crotty, 1997
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Snow Country
It was almost 20 years ago that the sport of “hacking the sack—” kicking a footbag -—was invented. Today, the a World Footbag Association (yes, there is a formal organization) estimates 20 million people kick footbags worldwide. And - for the ...
10
Ballspiel: Ball- Und Kugelsportart, Footbag, Volkerball, ...
Dieser Inhalt ist eine Zusammensetzung von Artikeln aus der frei verfugbaren Wikipedia-Enzyklopadie.
Quelle Wikipedia, 2013

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «FOOTBAG»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term footbag is used in the context of the following news items.
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Nelsonville Music Festival 2015
Where else would you find footbag after dark? Nelsonville Music Festival 2015. Bands play at three stages, two outdoors and one inside. «Athens NEWS, Jun 15»
2
Memorial service held at Speakers Circle in remembrance of the …
... Pyrenees become a staple of Speakers Circle · Students plan rally after Ferguson decision · Footbag more than a hobby for 'Hacky Sack Man ... «The Maneater, May 15»
3
More than 1200 climb to top of St. Louis' tallest building to raise …
His athletic son was deft at juggling the footbag. “It's kind of like I'm taking him to the top with me,” said Chumley, of Belleville, whose ... «STLtoday.com, Mar 15»
4
Shoes: An Illustrated History
Henry VIII's court loved the “footbag,” a shoe name that practically begs for revival. And during the Renaissance, even men wore fabulous ... «Simcoe.com, Mar 15»
5
Shoes: An Illustrated History, I Left it on the Mountain (Book Reviews)
Henry VIII's court loved the “footbag,” a shoe name that practically begs for revival. And during the Renaissance, even men wore fabulous ... «Frontiers Media, Mar 15»
6
5-Hour Energy Sued -- Ad Was a Shot to My Hacky Sack ... Says …
Who knows if he'll win in court, but dude's a legend with the footbag. He hacky'ed more than 8 HOURS straight to earn his world record ... «TMZ.com, Feb 15»
7
On the road with the Wildcats
Several of the Elliot Lake Wildcats limber up before the game playing with a footbag in the hallway at the Sudbury Arena for a road game earlier ... «Elliot Lake Standard, Feb 15»
8
Student aims to start footbag club
However, the name "footbag" is often preferred by most because it is less mainstream, and Hacky Sack tends to be a brand name, explained ... «StateHornet.com, Feb 15»
9
Driving A Model S Through Flood Water, What Happens?
The question first came to my attention via a topic on the Tesla Motors Club forum, where a user by the name of “Footbag” recounted his ... «CleanTechnica, Jan 15»
10
10 Alternative Games for Your Soccer Skills
For those who have mastered the skills associated with hacky sack and are looking for something a bit more extreme, there is footbag net. «Paste Magazine, Oct 14»

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