Definition: 'Ball'

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  • Length: 4 characters
  • Syllables: 1

Results for word: ball

Lexical Information:
  • Part of Body
  • Sports Vocab
  • Nouns can be replaced by Pronouns
  • One of the 850 words in Basic English
  • In the top 2,000 words in the Brown Corpus
  • Common word- this is one of the thousand words most frequently used in English.
  • Term used in cricket
  • Term used in baseball
  • Term used in basketball
  • Term used in hockey
  • Term used in golf
  • Term used in table tennis
  • Term used in water polo
  • A list of about 3,000 words defined as easy for the Dale-Chall Readability Formula
Grammatical Information:
  • Inanimate Noun
  • Names of people, places, organisations, etc begin with a Capital Letter and are called Proper Nouns
  • Nouns are words giving names to objects and things, which can be physical or concepts, etc

Related Glossary Definitions:

Association football;  Ball control;  Ball watching;  Balloon shot;  Boot the ball;  Bury the ball (in the net);  Carrying (the ball);  Comfortable on the ball;  Dead ball specialist;  Dead ball;  Deliberate hand ball;  Domestic football season;  Football kit;  Football pitch;  Give the ball away;  Hammer the ball home;  Hand ball;  Keep the ball in play;  Knock the ball down;  Long ball game;  Movement off the ball;  Off the ball;  One touch football;  Pull the ball back;  Regulation ball;  Running off the ball;  Table football;  Thread the ball;  Unintentional hand ball;  Wasted ball;  Win the ball

Dictionary Definitions

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Similar Words (using 'ball' as word stem):

Prefix + 'ball'

baseball, basketball, beanball, blackball, blowball, blueball, butterball, cannonball, cornball, eyeball, fastball, fireball, football, forkball, goofball, hairball, handball, hardball, heelball, highball, kickball, kimball, knuckleball, korfball, lowball, meatball, mothball, netball, oddball, pinball, puffball, punchball, pushball, racquetball, screwball, snowball, softball, sourball, spitball, tetherball, trapball, volleyball,

'ball' + Suffix

ballad, ballade, balladeer, balladeers, ballader, balladers, ballades, balladic, balladries, balladry, ballads, ballast, ballastage, ballasted, ballasting, ballasts, balled, baller, ballerina, ballerinas, ballers, ballet, balletic, balletomane, balletomanes, balletomania, ballets, ballflower, ballflowers, ballgame, ballgown, ballgowns, ballhawk, ballies, balling, ballism, ballismus, ballista, ballistae, ballistic, ballistical, ballistically, ballistician, ballisticians, ballistics, ballium, ballivo, ballocks, ballon, ballonet, ballonets, ballonne, ballonnes, ballons, balloon, ballooned, ballooner, ballooners, ballooning, balloonist, balloonists, balloonlike, balloons, ballot, ballotage, balloted, balloter, balloters, balloting, ballots, ballottable, ballottement, ballpark, ballparks, ballpeen, ballplayer, ballplayers, ballpoint, ballpoints, ballroom, ballrooms, balls, ballsier, ballsy, ballute, ballutes, bally, ballyhoo, ballyhooed, ballyhooing, ballyhoos, ballyrag, ballyragged, ballyragging, ballyrags,