Noun Definition


1.Definition: a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs

"He played baseball in high school", "There was a baseball game on every empty lot", "There was a desire for National League ball in the area", "Play ball!"

Related Noun(s):baseball

Category: General

2.Definition: a compact mass

"A ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"

Related Noun(s):chunk, clod, clump, glob, lump

Category: General

3.Definition: a lavish dance requiring formal attire

Related Noun(s):formal

Category: General

4.Definition: a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass

"The ball at the base of the thumb", "He stood on the balls of his feet"

Category: General

5.Definition: a pitch that is not in the strike zone

"He threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him"

Category: General

6.Definition: a solid projectile that is shot by a musket

"They had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball"

Category: Objects

7.Definition: a spherical object used as a plaything

"He played with his rubber ball in the bathtub"

Category: Objects

8.Definition: an object with a spherical shape

"A ball of fire"

Related Noun(s):globe, orb

Category: General

9.Definition: one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

"She kicked him in the balls and got away"

Related Noun(s):ballock, egg, nut, orchis, testis

Category: General

10.Definition: round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games

"The ball travelled 90 mph on his serve", "The mayor threw out the first ball", "The ball rolled into the corner pocket"

Category: Objects

11.Definition: the people assembled at a lavish formal dance

"The ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded"

Category: General

12.Definition: United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)

Related Noun(s):lucille ball

Category: People