ballistic

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adjective bal·lis·tic \bə-ˈlis-tik\

Definition of ballistic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to the science of the motion of projectiles in flight :  of or relating to ballistics or to a body in motion according to the laws of ballistics a ballistic object

  2. 2 exercise :  being or characterized by repeated bouncing ballistic stretching

  3. 3 :  extremely and usually suddenly excited, upset, or angry :  wild He went ballistic when he saw the dent in his car. and the crowd goes ballistic

ballistically

play \-ti-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

Examples of ballistic in a sentence

  1. she went ballistic when she discovered her sister using her nail polish

Origin and Etymology of ballistic

Latin ballista


First Known Use: 1764

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