Definition of meatball
: a small ball of chopped or ground meat often mixed with bread crumbs and spices
Recent Examples of meatball from the Web
The restaurant serves excellent Italian wines, and specialties like freshly made tagliatelle dressed in pesto and potatoes, and meatballs stuffed with polenta, mozzarella, and spicy tomato sauce.
An oven-baked hoagies line-up includes a Caprese, meatball and Reuben.
So far, the company has come up with several recipes, including ravioli with Swedish meatballs (um, yum), salmon with lemon and herbs and shrimp with tomatoes and olives.
Even if the food in question is spaghetti and meatballs.
The Social Hour menu (4 to 6 p.m. Monday-Friday) offers affordable small plates, including the infamous Mini Tower of Tuna ($8), steak tartare ($8), spicy prime beef meatballs ($7) and more.
Menu highlights include summer blossom pasta, Catalina offshore fresh catch and lamb meatballs.
The Tortugas menu features 10- and 12-inched stuffed, deep-dish pizzas with such ingredients as Italian sausage, pepperoni, bacon, chicken, meatballs, anchovies, olives, pineapple, spinach, bell peppers, jalapenos, mushrooms and onions.
It was later learned the meatballs, were contaminated with nails, investigators said.
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MEATBALL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of meatball for English Language Learners
: a small ball of chopped or ground meat
MEATBALL Defined for Kids
Definition of meatball for Students
: a small round lump of chopped or ground meat
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