Definition of baller in English:


Line breaks: ball¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈbɔːlə


1A person or device that makes or forms something into balls: a melon baller
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  • Use back of small melon baller to make indentations in mousse.
  • Using a melon baller or a spoon, scoop out the flesh in smallish pieces.
  • We can be cut in half and our pink flesh scooped out or removed with a melon baller.
2US informal A player of a ball game, especially a talented basketball player: he’s a baller who will take an open shot or create one
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  • He resigned himself to becoming a legitimate baller at linebacker.
  • Birmingham offers all the amenities an NBA baller would need.
  • It's a film about a baller who poses as a girl in order to play in the WNBA.
2.1A successful person, typically one who has a lavish or self-indulgent lifestyle: who doesn’t feel like a baller sipping whiskey out of a personalized glass?
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  • What's five bucks to a baller like yourself?
  • She climbed into her black Lexus 450 hybrid and declared, half-sarcastically, "I've only recently become a baller."
  • The courtyard is beautiful but if you're not a baller or celebrity you are dog Doo Doo.


US informal Back to top  
Extremely good or impressive; excellent: it was a pretty baller time, overall this place is baller!
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  • Their sidewalk patio is pretty baller in the summertime too.
  • Jef has a baller family ranch in Utah.
  • If they got rid of half the tracks it would be a total baller album.

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