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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games.

Usage examples (3)
  • I have learned to hit the ball where it lies.
  • A ball of fire,
  • It's great, because you know the ball is going to get swung your way sooner or later. for more
Tutoring comment
  • Everyone heard him "bawl" (loud outcry) at the "ball" (formal party with dancing) when his partner stepped on his toe.
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