golf ball

noun

Definition of golf ball

1 : a small hard dimpled ball used in golf
2 : the spherical printing element of an electric typewriter or printer

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Other videos showed D’Amico hitting golf balls off the lawn around the home. Fox News, "Police raid New Jersey couple's home after $400G in GoFundMe cash they raised for homeless veteran disappears," 6 Sep. 2018 And the right call when an alligator is around is to avoid it at all costs, particularly when a golf ball is involved. Charles Curtis, For The Win, "Golf official throws rake at alligator to scare it, alligator eats rake," 27 Apr. 2018 As his golf balls careened and crashed through the trees, Frazier, a 2018 St. Xavier grad, found something that would alter the trajectory of his life. Adam Baum, Cincinnati.com, "St. Xavier's Cameron Frazier caps historic career with Ohio Junior Golf Championship," 27 June 2018 At least other six people joined in the hunt for his missing golf ball. Katherine Fitzgerald, azcentral, "Collegiate golfers Wells Padgett and Jordan Hahn lead Southwestern Amateur golf tournament," 15 June 2018 The bride’s all-white bouquet looks like a giant golf ball. Madeleine Luckel, Vogue, "37 Wedding Trend Mistakes to Avoid in 2019: Succulents, Family-Style Meals, and More," 31 Dec. 2018 Or getting them to take a swing at an exploding golf ball, as the case may be. Julie Muncy, Ars Technica, "Hitman 2 review: Accessible stealth oozing with style," 16 Nov. 2018 Another boy described having gotten a woman drunk and allowing his companions to assault her with golf balls. Tara Isabella Burton, Vox, "Brett Kavanaugh and the hidden cost of male bonding," 26 Sep. 2018 Roll the mixture into round, golf ball sized meatballs making sure to pack the meat firmly. Chrissy Rutherford, Harper's BAZAAR, "Exclusive Recipe: The Meatball Shop's Turkey Meatballs," 22 Nov. 2013

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First Known Use of golf ball

1545, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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golf ball

noun

English Language Learners Definition of golf ball

: a small ball used in the game of golf

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