Examples of ball game in a Sentence
He was popular because he was good at ball games.
Dad took us to a ball game.
watching a ball game on TV
Recent Examples of ball game from the Web
Joshua Jenson is a fourth-generation Dodgers fan who remembers watching ball games with his great-grandmother.
The weekend brings one fall baseball practice, one fall ball game and three soccer games but no choir.
The Klu Klux Klan was recruiting this weekend in eastern North Carolina — at a high school ball game.
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First Known Use of ball game
ball game Synonyms
Synonymscontest, battle, combat, competition, conflict, confrontation, contention, dogfight, duel, face-off, grapple, match, rivalry, strife, struggle, sweepstakes (also sweep-stake), tug-of-war, war, warfare
Related Wordshorse race, nail-biter; showdown; clash, collision, discord, friction; argument, controversy, debate, disagreement, disputation, dispute, dissension (also dissention), quarrel, row, wrangle
Near Antonymsconcord, harmony, peace
BALL GAME Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of ball game for English Language Learners
: any game that is played with a ball
: a baseball game
—used in phrases like a whole new ball game and a different ball game to describe a situation or activity that has changed
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