Meaning of “meatball” in the English Dictionary

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"meatball" in British English

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meatballnoun [ C ]

uk /ˈmiːt.bɔːl/ us /ˈmiːt.bɑːl/

one of several small balls of meat that are eaten hot, often with a sauce:

spaghetti and meatballs

(Definition of “meatball” from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

"meatball" in American English

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meatballnoun [ C ]

us /ˈmitˌbɔl/

a small ball made of meat that has been cut into small pieces, pressed together, and cooked:

spaghetti and meatballs

(Definition of “meatball” from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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