Definition of “ball” - Learner’s Dictionary


noun [ C ] uk us /bɔːl/

A1 a round object that you throw, kick, or hit in a game, or something with this shape:

a tennis ball
a ball of string
The cat curled itself into a ball.
have a ball informal

to enjoy yourself very much:

We had a ball in Miami.
→ See also ball game , crystal ball , be on the ball , set/start the ball rolling

(Definition of “ball” from the Cambridge Learner's Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)