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



BrE BrE//pəˈtɒŋk//
; NAmE NAmE//pəˈtɑːŋk//
[uncountable] Games
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a French outdoor game in which players take turns to throw a metal ball as near as possible to a smaller wooden ball while standing with their feet together They were playing a game of pétanque. the rules of pétanque See related entries: Games