Meaning of croquet in English
Definitions1. drive away by hitting with one's ball, "croquet the opponent's ball"
- 2. play a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops
Etymologymid 19th century: perhaps a dialect form of French crochet‘hook’
Definitions1. a game in which players hit a wooden ball through a series of hoops
- « the winner is the first to traverse all the hoops and hit a peg »
- « The game of golf would lose a great deal if croquet mallets and billiard cues were allowed on the putting green. » Ernest Hemingway