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ball girl Syllabification: ball girl

Definition of ball girl in English:

noun

A girl who retrieves balls that go out of play during a game such as tennis or baseball, and who supplies players or umpires with new balls.
Example sentences
  • The 12-year-old schoolgirls will be running out onto the pitch at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff as ballgirls for the FA Cup final between the Reds and Millwall.
  • One after another bulleted serves rained in, one of which took out a ballgirl, leaving her with a bruise as a souvenir and Rusedski's match shirt as an apology.
  • But this was the playoffs, and her reign as ballgirl was ending after this pressure-packed evening.

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