Definition of gumball in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˈɡʌmbɔːl/


North American
A ball of chewing gum, typically with a coloured sugar coating.
Example sentences
  • I thought of the town whenever I tasted a black gumball.
  • Suggested retail for the individually wrapped gumball, in assorted fruit flavors, ranges 69-79 cents.
  • I wondered just how drunk a person would have to be to buy a gumball from that thing.

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