Definition of free ball in English:

free ball

Line breaks: free ball


The option to nominate any ball as the object ball when snookered as a result of a foul stroke.
More example sentences
  • Doherty then finds himself in trouble when a foul gives Hendry a free ball brown, which he slots in.
  • James had produced a notable first in the match, a 16-red 135 total clearance that began with a free ball.
  • Normally the maximum is 147, but on this occasion Burnett got a free ball as an extra red.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day rebuff
Pronunciation: rɪˈbʌf
reject (someone or something) in an abrupt manner…