Synonyms of ball in English:

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ball1

noun

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

    on the ball

    1
    informal
    if you are really on the ball, you'll guess the killer
    [Antonyms] slow
    alert, quick-witted, sharp, bright, quick, keen, perceptive, wide awake, responsive, agile, acute, astute
    informal on one's toes, quick off the mark, quick on the uptake, all there, with it, bright-eyed and bushy-tailed
    North American informal whip-smart

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    ball2

    noun

  • a fancy-dress ball
    North American hoedown, prom;
    Frenchthé dansant
    informal hop, disco, bop
  • Phrases

    have a ball

    1
    informal
    have a good time, have a great time, have fun, have the time of one's life;
    informal let one's hair down, whoop it up, have a fling, make whoopee, push the boat out, paint the town red, live it up

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