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Synonyms for ball

Synonyms for (noun) ball

Synonyms: ball Definition: a pitch that is not in the strike zone Usage: he threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him

Similar words: pitch, delivery Definition: (baseball) the act of throwing a baseball by a pitcher to a batter

Synonyms: ball Definition: the game of baseball

Similar words: baseball, baseball game Definition: a ball game played with a bat and ball between two teams of nine players; teams take turns at bat trying to score runs Usage: he played baseball in high school; there was a baseball game on every empty lot; there was a desire for National League ball in the area; play ball!

Synonyms: ball Definition: round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games Usage: the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve; the mayor threw out the first ball; the ball rolled into the corner pocket

Similar words: game equipment Definition: equipment or apparatus used in playing a game

Synonyms: ball Definition: a spherical object used as a plaything Usage: he played with his rubber ball in the bathtub

Similar words: plaything, toy Definition: an artifact designed to be played with

Synonyms: musket ball, ball Definition: a solid projectile that is shot by a musket Usage: they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball

Similar words: shot, pellet Definition: a solid missile discharged from a firearm Usage: the shot buzzed past his ear

Synonyms: bollock, ball, ballock, egg, testicle, testis, nut, orchis Definition: one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens Usage: she kicked him in the balls and got away

Similar words: sex gland, gonad Definition: a gland in which gametes (sex cells) are produced

Similar words: male reproductive gland Definition: the reproductive organs of a man

Synonyms: ball Definition: a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass Usage: the ball at the base of the thumb; he stood on the balls of his feet

Similar words: anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structure Definition: a particular complex anatomical part of a living thing Usage: he has good bone structure

Synonyms: formal, ball Definition: a lavish dance requiring formal attire

Similar words: dance Definition: a party for social dancing

Synonyms: lump, ball, chunk, clod, clump, glob Definition: a compact mass Usage: a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder

Similar words: agglomeration Definition: a jumbled collection or mass

Synonyms: ball Definition: the people assembled at a lavish formal dance Usage: the ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded

Similar words: dance Definition: a party of people assembled for dancing

Synonyms: Ball, Lucille Ball Definition: United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)

Similar words: actress Definition: a female actor

Similar words: comedienne Definition: a female comedian

Synonyms: globe, ball, orb Definition: an object with a spherical shape Usage: a ball of fire

Similar words: sphere Definition: a solid figure bounded by a spherical surface (including the space it encloses)

Synonyms for (verb) ball

Synonyms: ball Definition: form into a ball by winding or rolling Usage: ball wool

Similar words: wind, wrap, twine, roll Definition: arrange or or coil around Usage: roll your hair around your finger; Twine the thread around the spool; She wrapped her arms around the child