BB

noun
\ ˈbē-(ˌ)bē How to pronounce BB (audio) \

Definition of BB

 (Entry 1 of 2)

1 : a shot pellet 0.18 inch in diameter for use in a shotgun cartridge
2 : a shot pellet 0.175 inch in diameter for use in an air gun

Definition of BB (Entry 2 of 2)

1 bachelor of business
2 ball bearing
3 base on balls
4 blue book
5 B'nai B'rith

First Known Use of BB

Noun

1832, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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“BB.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/BB. Accessed 23 January 2020.

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BB

noun
How to pronounce BB (audio)

English Language Learners Definition of BB

: a small metal ball that is fired from a BB gun

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