Synonyms of ball in English:

ball1

noun

  • 1 a cricket ball a ball of wool
  • 2 a musket ball
    bullet, projectile, shot, pellet, slug, lead
  • Phrases

    on the ball

    informal
    if you are really on the ball, you'll guess the killer
    [Antonyms] slow
    alertquick-wittedsharpbrightquickkeenperceptivewide awakeresponsiveagileacuteastute informalon one's toesquick off the markquick on the uptakeall therewith itbright-eyed and bushy-tailedNorth American informalwhip-smart

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    Pronunciation: ˈdiNGkəm
    adjective
    (of an article or person) genuine

    Synonyms of ball in English:

    ball2

    noun

  • a fancy-dress ball
    dance, dinner dance, masked ball, masquerade, tea dance; North Americanhoedown, prom; Frenchthé dansant
    informal hop, disco, bop
  • Phrases

    have a ball

    informal have a good timehave a great timehave funhave the time of one's lifeenjoy oneself informallet one's hair downwhoop it uphave a flingmake whoopeepush the boat outpaint the town redlive it up

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