Definition of volley verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

volley

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˈvɒli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɑːli//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they volley
BrE BrE//ˈvɒli//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɑːli//
 
he / she / it volleys
BrE BrE//ˈvɒliz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɑːliz//
 
past simple volleyed
BrE BrE//ˈvɒlid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɑːlid//
 
past participle volleyed
BrE BrE//ˈvɒlid//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɑːlid//
 
-ing form volleying
BrE BrE//ˈvɒliɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈvɑːliɪŋ//
 
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[transitive, intransitive] volley (something) (in some sports, for example tennis or football (soccer )) to hit or kick the ball before it touches the ground He volleyed the ball into the back of the net. See related entries: Tennis Word Origin late 16th cent.: from French volée, based on Latin volare ‘to fly’.
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