ball girl

noun
|Updated on: 9 Jul 2018

Definition of ball girl

: a female 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 girl

1921

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BALL GIRL Defined for English Language Learners

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Definition of ball girl for English Language Learners

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


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