ball boy

noun
Updated on: 12 Apr 2018

Definition of ball boy

: a male attendant who retrieves balls for players or officials (as in a tennis match or a baseball or basketball game)

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First Known Use of ball boy

1903

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Definition of ball boy for English Language Learners

  • : a boy who picks up balls that go out of play during a game in tennis, baseball, etc.


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