beach ball


Definition of beach ball

: a large inflated ball for use at the beach

Examples of beach ball in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web What’s more, acts that require audience participation, such as a dance line called the soul train and a beach ball toss, have been taken out of the program. Marcy De Luna, Chron, "How does a circus open amid a pandemic? In Houston, Black-owned UniverSoul Circus has its own model," 25 Nov. 2020 My feelings kept cropping up, like a beach ball that refuses to stay submerged in water. Susan Phillips, Good Housekeeping, "After Being Married to My Husband for Five Years, I Decided to Come Out," 27 Aug. 2020 Aspiring inventors can also create their own real-world interfaces to, say, steer a video game character with a beach ball. Sophie Bushwick, Popular Science, "The best DIY kits to give as gifts," 4 Dec. 2019 There are many simple pleasures in the summer — eating a snow cone on a hot day, batting at a beach ball in the pool. Molly Longman,, "Boob Sweat Sucks. But We Have Solutions," 13 July 2020 Welcome to the summer of 2020, where hot dogs, beach balls, and road trips are joined by protests, oximeters, and arguments about section 230(c). Steven Levy, Wired, "Citizen Isn't Here to Be Your Free-Speech Platform," 12 June 2020 The ‘pool party in a box’ from Minidip arrived just in time with this cute inflatable pool and easy-to-use air pump (and lots of fun accessories, like confetti, beach balls, and koozies). T+l Editors, Travel + Leisure, "6 Items T+L Editors Bought to Turn Their Backyards Into a Vacation Getaway," 5 May 2020 Students laughed with friends and snapped pictures of friends in beach attire, with beach balls and towels. Christine Fernando, Indianapolis Star, "Indiana high school seniors grieve rites of passage lost to coronavirus," 8 Apr. 2020 Our final dinner is top-shelf, a king crab the size of a beach ball in the middle of the table. Carl Fincke, Washington Post, "On a remote Russian peninsula, a vodka-fueled ad�ven�ture," 6 Mar. 2020

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First Known Use of beach ball

1921, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of beach ball was in 1921

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30 Nov 2020

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“Beach ball.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Jan. 2021.

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English Language Learners Definition of beach ball

: a large ball that is filled with air and made for use at the beach

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