Definition of meatball in English:


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Pronunciation: /ˈmiːtbɔːl


  • 1A ball of minced or chopped meat: pasta with spicy meatballs
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    • The pasta dishes included rigatoni, fettuccine with meatballs as well as seafood and chicken versions, ranging from €9 to €14.
    • I'll have the chicken parm with spaghetti, meatballs and salad.
    • Steve had made spaghetti bolognese with meatballs, three different types of salad, garlic bread and plain old bread rolls.
  • 2North American informal A dull or stupid person: he was a friendly meatball who had a smile and a handshake for everybody
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    • Get out of here, meatball, before you join Jessica in the pool, permanently.

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