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ballboy

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Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːlbɔɪ
 
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Definition of ballboy in English:

noun

A boy who retrieves balls that go out of play during a game such as tennis or soccer.
Example sentences
  • Unfortunately, I tested the ballboys more than the goalkeeper.
  • In fact, all four Barry sons served as Golden State Warriors ballboys.
  • The team provided by the Beacon School as ballboys and girls at Wimbledon tennis tournament is excellent.

Words that rhyme with ballboy

tallboy

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