Definition of korfball in English:

korfball

noun

mass noun
  • A game similar to basketball, played by teams each consisting of four men and four women.

    • ‘If you like to play hard and party hard, boy or girl, then korfball will be for you!’
    • ‘There were soccer matches, netball, indigenous games, korfball, basketball, handball, volleyball and skaters, as well as boxing, kickboxing and body-building demonstrations.’
    • ‘In korfball one may shoot at the korf when undefended, so you have got to move like heck to get open.’

Origin

Early 20th century: from Dutch korfbal, from korf ‘basket’ + bal ‘ball’.

Pronunciation

korfball

/ˈkɔːfbɔːl/