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English definition of “screwball”

screwball

noun [C] (BALL)    /ˈskruː.bɔːl/ US  /-bɑːl/ US
a ball that is thrown during a baseball game so that it curves to one side Baseball and roundersGeneral terms used in ball sports
(Definition of screwball noun (BALL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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