ball Significado en Diccionario Cambridge Inglés
Cambridge Dictionaries online Cambridge Dictionaries online

El diccionario y el tesauro de inglés online más consultados por estudiantes de inglés.

Significado de “ball” - Diccionario Inglés

Significado de "ball" - Diccionario Inglés

See all translations


uk   /bɔːl/  us   /bɑːl/

ball noun (ROUND OBJECT)

A1 [C] any ​object in the ​shape of a sphere, ​especially one used as a ​toy by ​children or in ​varioussports such as ​tennis and ​football: a ​beach/​golf/​tennis ball Just ​try to ​concentrate on hitting the ball. The ​kitten curled itself into a ball (= the ​shape of a ball).A1 [C] a ​longpiece of ​thread that has been ​rolled into a ball: a ball of ​string/​wool [C] the ​roundedpart of ​yourfoot or ​thumb where the ​toesjoin the ​foot and the ​thumbjoins the ​hand
More examples

ball noun (KICK/THROW OF BALL)

in ​football, a pass from one ​player to another: Long ​picked up a ​great ball from Campbell and ​rounded the ​keeper to ​score. in ​baseball, a ball that is ​thrown to the batter but that the ​batter does not ​try to ​hit because it is ​outside the ​hittingarea

ball noun (BALL GAME)

[U] mainly US any ​game that ​involvesthrowing and ​catching a ball: The ​kids were ​outside playing ball. I like ​watching college/​pro ball.

ball noun (DANCE)

[C] a ​largeformaloccasion where ​peopledance: Did you go to the Summer Ball last ​year?

ballverb [T]

uk   /bɔːl/  us   /bɑːl/

ball verb [T] (MAKE ROUND)

to make something ​form a ​closed round ​shape: She balled her fists so her ​nailsdugdeep into her ​palms.

ball verb [T] (HAVE SEX)

US slang (of a man) to have ​sex with someone
(Definition of ball from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)

Significado de "ball" - Diccionario Inglés Americano

See all translations

ballnoun [C]

 us   /bɔl/

ball noun [C] (ROUND OBJECT)

a round ​object that can ​roll and usually ​bounce and that is used in many ​games in which it is ​thrown, ​hit, or ​kicked: a ​golf/​soccer/​tennis ball The ball of the ​foot is the ​curvedpart where the ​bigtoejoins the ​foot.

ball noun [C] (DANCE)

a ​large, ​formaloccasion where ​peopledance infml A ball is also any very ​enjoyableexperience: "How was ​yourweekend?" "We had a ball!"
(Definition of ball from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
Más sobre la pronunciación de ball
Add Cambridge dictionaries to your browser to your website

“ball” in American English

Palabra del día


peaceful, quiet, and without worry

Palabra del día

Tree huggers and climate change deniers
Tree huggers and climate change deniers
by Colin McIntosh,
October 08, 2015
The climate debate is one that has predictably generated a large amount of new vocabulary, some of it originally specialized scientific terminology that has been taken up by the media and is now common currency. Some of these terms are new additions to the Cambridge English Dictionary. The two opposing sides in

Aprende más 

climate justice noun
climate justice noun
October 12, 2015
the holding to account of those responsible for climate change and reparation for those most affected by it I just finished reading the pope’s message to the world on climate justice.I feel energized and have joined a group of people at my church, St. Joseph University Parish, who feel the same.

Aprende más