Definitions of badminton

  1. A game, similar to lawn tennis, played with shuttlecocks.
  2. A preparation of claret, spiced and sweetened.
  3. A kind of claret- cup or summer beverage, so called from being invented at the Duke of Beaufort's seat of that name. " Soothed or stimulated by fragrant cheroots or beakers of Badminton." - Disraeli.
  4. An outdoor game played with shuttlecocks over a net.