ball game

noun

Definition of ball game

1 : a game played with a ball
2 a : a set of circumstances : situation
  • a whole new ball game
b : contest 1

Examples of ball game in a Sentence

  1. He was popular because he was good at ball games.

  2. Dad took us to a ball game.

  3. watching a ball game on TV

Recent Examples of ball game from the Web

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First Known Use of ball game

1760


BALL GAME Defined for English Language Learners

ball game

noun

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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