Definition of kho-kho in English:

kho-kho

noun

mass noun
  • An Indian game of tag played with two teams of twelve people.

    • ‘In kho-kho 7 students were the proud participants at the regional level competition held at Hyderabad.’
    • ‘There is a large basketball court, attached to the kho-kho ground, a ring tennis court, a tennis court and large practice areas.’
    • ‘They have also excelled in cricket, volleyball, khabadi and kho-kho at the national level.’
    • ‘He also disclosed that India proposes to host the third Asian kho-kho championship.’
    • ‘The skills of crouching, running short sprints and the quick changes in direction that kho-kho entailed were considered important training for war.’

Origin

From Marathi khō-khō.

Pronunciation

kho-kho

/ˈkəʊkəʊ/