game ball

noun
|Updated on: 22 Jul 2018

Definition of game ball

: a ball (such as a football) presented to a player or coach in recognition of an outstanding contribution to a team victory

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First Known Use of game ball

1853

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Definition of game ball for English Language Learners

  • : a ball that is given to a player or coach who did something impressive to help win a game in American football, basketball, etc.


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