Translation of shuttlecock in Spanish:


volante, n.

Pronunciation /ˈʃədlˌkɑk//ˈʃʌt(ə)lkɒk/


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    volante masculine
    plumilla feminine
    rehilete masculine
    gallito masculine Mexico Colombia
    • He picked up the shuttlecock and we soon started a game, chatting amiably as we played.
    • Its primitive racquets and feather shuttlecocks were soon rendered obsolete by the discovery of celluloid.
    • It is interesting to note that there were no shuttlecock manufacturers in those days, so players had to make their own shuttlecocks from whatever materials were available.
    • The Indonesians became increasingly desperate, illustrated by a misunderstanding at 10-13 as both men were wrong-footed as the shuttlecock landed in the middle of the court.
    • There were also some children who, perhaps intrigued by badminton star Nigelia Saunders' Olympic debut, used their purple plastic rackets to knock shuttlecocks over a purple and lime-green net to each other.
    • And her first attempts at badminton (at four) were fraught with difficulties because up till then she had dabbled with tennis, and expected the shuttlecock to bounce!
    • They tend to let the shuttlecock play them instead of attacking it.
    • On the other hand, maybe he was disturbed by the lights and wind at the stadium which make it difficult to control the shuttlecock.
    • The club has just recently been awarded a Network Fund grant of £6200 which will be spent on the maintainance and upkeep of the courts at the club and also on new shuttlecocks, nets and clothing for members.
    • Adults still play a game with a shuttlecock made out of corn.
    • Shon, who is partially sighted after being struck in the right eye by a shuttlecock when he was 15, certainly had his work cut out for him against his Indonesian opponent.
    • In 1956 / 57, when Dunmore entered team competition for the first time, shuttlecocks cost thirty shillings a box and membership fees consisted of five shillings registration and a half a crown a week.
    • The left-handed Wong took the first game quickly at 7-1 with his accurate shots as Marlev made too many unforced errors, sending the shuttlecock to the net or behind Wong's line.
    • And I had the chance to finish off the match when I was leading 17-14 and my opponent hit a lame return, only for me to smack the shuttlecock into the net.
    • I thought this over as I got a shuttlecock and volleyed it against the wall.
    • She let out a dry laugh and I hit the shuttlecock, then she ran to meet it, maintaining the rally in silence for a few seconds before continuing.
    • Like a fencer, I lunged forwards then soared into the air to meet the shuttlecock.
    • Cann returned her serve and Hughes stood back, waiting and hoping the shuttlecock would drop the wrong side of the white line.
    • In the first two sets, Sony could not free himself from Bao's pressure and failed to return the shuttlecock to Bao's court.
    • He snapped his Achilles heel while bending to pick up a shuttlecock and will be in plaster for three months.