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ball1

ball1

 
 
pronunciation:
bawl
phrases:
on the ball
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a round or nearly round object.
They made a ball of snow.
 
similar words:
globe, pellet, roll, round, wad
definition 2: a round or nearly round object used in sports and games.
 
synonyms:
baseball, basketball, football, softball
similar words:
handball
definition 3: a game played with a ball, especially baseball.
They played ball all afternoon.
synonyms:
baseball, football, softball
similar words:
basketball, handball
phrase: on the ball
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