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