Definition of Singles

1. Noun. Badminton played with one person on each side.

Generic synonyms: Badminton



2. Noun. Tennis played with one person on each side.
Generic synonyms: Lawn Tennis, Tennis

Definition of Singles

1. n. pl. See Single, n., 2.

Definition of Singles

1. Adjective. Of or pertaining to unmarried people. ¹

2. Noun. (plural of single) ¹

3. Noun. (sports plurale tantum) a game between individual players ¹

4. Verb. (third-person singular of single) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Singles

1. single [v] - See also: single

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Singles

single yellow line
singled
singled out
singledom
singlehanded
singlehandedly
singlehood
singleism
singleleaf
singlely
singleminded
singlemindedly
singleness
singlenesses
singleplayer
singles (current term)
singles bar
singles charts
singles out
singlestick
singlesticks
singlet
singlet oxygen
singlet state
singletail
singletails
singletary pea
singleton
singletons
singletrack

Literary usage of Singles

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Almanack for the Year of Our Lord by Joseph Whitaker (1869)
"Results— singles: Mrs PF Jones (GB) beat Miss DR Hard (USA) 6-1, 0-6, 8-6; ... Mixed: AR Mills and Mrs. Mills (GB). L'.SA Championships: Men's singles. ..."

2. The Tribune Almanac and Political Register by Horace Greeley (1914)
"New England Championship, at Hart- uth: Men's singles, challenge round— ¡ford .... Southern States singles and Doubles defeated Duncan and Browne, holders. ..."

3. Publications by Shakespeare Society (Great Britain) (1844)
"2 singles and a double foreward, one single syde ... Change places with singles aud double; then hover and imbrace: 2 singles syde, and hover: 2 singles, ..."

4. Publications by Musical Antiquarian Society (1844)
"2 singles and a double foreward, one single syde ... Change places with singles and double; then hover and imbrace: 2 singles syde, and hover: 2 singles, ..."

5. The Art of Lawn Tennis by William Tatem Tilden (1922)
"A hard 5-set singles match is the greatest strain on the body and nervous system of any ... singles is a game of daring, dash, speed of foot and stroke. ..."

6. The Art of Lawn Tennis by William Tatem Tilden (1921)
"A hard 5-set singles match is the greatest strain on the body and nervous system of ... singles is a game of daring, dash, speed of foot and stroke. ..."

7. The American Library Annual: Including Index to Dates of Current Events (1914)
"C. Grant wins i at. indoor title in singles, \VM Hall and AM ... PR Fanning wins singles final round. PR Fanning and F.. S. Gee win doubles challenge round, ..."

8. Methods and Players of Modern Lawn Tennis by Jahial Parmly Paret (1922)
"But in doubles, there is a greater need for lobbing than in singles, since the advantage of the attack arbitrarily given to the servers is so much stronger ..."

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