Definition of pinball noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//ˈpɪnbɔːl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈpɪnbɔːl//
[uncountable] Games
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a game played on a pinball machine, in which the player sends a small metal ball up a sloping board and scores points as it bounces off objects. The player tries to prevent the ball from reaching the bottom of the machine by pressing two buttons at the side. See related entries: Games
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: pinball