What is another word for ball?

Synonyms for ball
bɔl

This thesaurus page is about all possible synonyms, equivalent, same meaning and similar words for the term ball.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ball(noun)

    round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games

    "the ball travelled 90 mph on his serve"; "the mayor threw out the first ball"; "the ball rolled into the corner pocket"

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  2. musket ball, ball(noun)

    a solid projectile that is shot by a musket

    "they had to carry a ramrod as well as powder and ball"

    Synonyms:
    lump, clump, orb, glob, bollock, testis, clod, globe, nut, musket ball, chunk, egg, formal, testicle, orchis, ballock

  3. ball, globe, orb(noun)

    an object with a spherical shape

    "a ball of fire"

    Synonyms:
    lump, clump, orb, glob, bollock, testis, clod, eyeball, globe, nut, musket ball, chunk, egg, formal, testicle, orchis, world, earth, ballock

  4. ball(noun)

    the people assembled at a lavish formal dance

    "the ball was already emptying out before the fire alarm sounded"

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  5. testis, testicle, orchis, ball, ballock, bollock, nut, egg(noun)

    one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens

    "she kicked him in the balls and got away"

    Synonyms:
    screwball, lump, crank, clump, orb, glob, bullock block, junkie, bollock, testis, clod, globe, nut, musket ball, chunk, egg, formal, junky, en, testicle, orchis, eggs, fruitcake, nut case, crackpot, addict, ballock, freak

  6. ball(noun)

    a spherical object used as a plaything

    "he played with his rubber ball in the bathtub"

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  7. Ball, Lucille Ball(noun)

    United States comedienne best known as the star of a popular television program (1911-1989)

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  8. ball, clod, glob, lump, clump, chunk(noun)

    a compact mass

    "a ball of mud caught him on the shoulder"

    Synonyms:
    orb, goon, lubber, testicle, oaf, stumblebum, thump, formal, nut, glob, hunk, chunk, clunk, clustering, clod, musket ball, clump, cluster, testis, bunch, thud, lummox, lout, lump, globe, orchis, thumping, ballock, gawk, bollock, egg, swelling, puffiness

  9. ball, formal(noun)

    a lavish dance requiring formal attire

    Synonyms:
    lump, clump, orb, glob, bollock, testis, clod, dinner dress, globe, nut, evening gown, musket ball, dinner gown, chunk, egg, formal, testicle, orchis, ballock

  10. ball(noun)

    a more or less rounded anatomical body or mass

    "the ball at the base of the thumb"; "he stood on the balls of his feet"

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  11. ball(noun)

    the game of baseball

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  12. ball(verb)

    a pitch that is not in the strike zone

    "he threw nine straight balls before the manager yanked him"

    Synonyms:
    clod, clump, testis, orb, testicle, glob, nut, musket ball, egg, formal, globe, bollock, lump, chunk, orchis, ballock

  13. ball(verb)

    form into a ball by winding or rolling

    "ball wool"

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. ball(n.)

    Synonyms:
    globe, sphere

  2. ball(n.)

    Synonyms:
    dance, entertainment of dancing

  3. ball(n.)

    Synonyms:
    game of ball

How to pronounce ball?

Alex
US English
Daniel
British
Karen
Australian
Veena
Indian

How to say ball in sign language?

Words popularity by usage frequency

rankingword
#119world
#862en
#1333earth
#1474football
#1622dance
#1887ball
#1967shot
#2295baseball
#2374basketball
#2716crystal
#2778soccer
#3408formal
#4644cluster
#4676globe
#4891balls
#5154egg
#5789eggs
#6015bunch
#7679bullet
#8246balloon
#8285buck
#8494nut
#11745freak
#11800prom
#13952lump
#14072addict
#14764clustering
#15156hunk
#15289swelling
#15846chunk
#16361orb
#16647crank
#16994bal
#18807homecoming
#19589slug
#22607junkie
#24245flask
#29070bowler
#35179testis
#36841eyeball
#40847bola
#40884glob
#41588thump
#45397thud
#45824gawk
#45924junky
#46822ballon
#47189goon
#48942clump
#49628testicle
#50516thumping
#67630oaf
#69914fruitcake
#71885screwball
#83880crackpot
#84309lout
#105622clod
#110233puffiness
#123733orchis
#125262clunk
#194859lubber
#261561lummox

How to use ball in a sentence?

  1. Donna Lowich:

    She loves to hit the baseball, my husband will throw a whiffle ball for her and she likes to hit with the plastic bat. I could never do it, for those things, I’m just a spectator.

  2. Scott Swift:

    There are forces of instability at play in the region, and that's generating uncertainty, i wish I had a crystal ball that I look into the future and see. I am concerned about the forces of detribalization that appear to be more current here in the theater.

  3. Phil Mickelson:

    I am very pleased with the way I am striking the ball, the way I am chipping, putting, i thought I was going to shoot a lot lower than I did... I didn't expect to play one over( par) coming in. But I'm not going to complain because I made a lot of good putts on the front( nine).

  4. Thomas Perriello:

    We certainly feel that President Museveni holds the ball on this right now, and therefore some of the consequences if the talks don't get started.

  5. Jerry Coleman:

    The first pitch to Tucker Ashford is grounded into left field. No, wait a minute. It's ball one. Low and outside.

Images & Illustrations of ball

  1. ball
    ball
    ball
    ball
    ball

Translations for ball

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • ампылAbkhaz
  • ضرة, كبة, كرةArabic
  • торгӏоAvaric
  • яйцо́, мяч, яе́чка, я́йка, шарBelarusian
  • кълбо́, бал, удрям едно мадо, възглавничка, сфе́ра, ташак, гюле, то́пкаBulgarian
  • པོ་ལོTibetan Standard
  • balBreton
  • bola, pilota, pilotesCatalan, Valencian
  • буьркChechen
  • koule, klubko, ples, míč, bál, vejceCzech
  • bold, bal, kugleDanish
  • Kugel, Ball, Fußballen, Mist, Knäuel, EiGerman
  • σφαίρα, χορός, μπάλαGreek
  • bulo, sfero, pilko, globo, baloEsperanto
  • [[coger]] con, tirada, pelota, huevos, esfera, bola, cojones, balón, círculo, agallas, baile, [[tirarse]] a, [[follar]] con, bala, pelotasSpanish
  • pall, ballEstonian
  • گوی, توپ, کرهPersian
  • panna, palli, pallo, tanssiaiset, paska, nussia, kuula, lankakerä, päkiä, kerä, muna, naida, paskapuheFinnish
  • dansur, dansiveitsla, ballFaroese
  • boulet, balle, boule, couille, conneries, bal, couilles, peloteFrench
  • bal, bolWestern Frisian
  • liathróid, róidlianna, cuachIrish
  • crig, bluckan, daunseManx
  • dunkulenHausa
  • כדורHebrew
  • गोला, नृत्यसभा, गेंदHindi
  • boulHaitian Creole
  • mogyoró, gömb, gombolyag, golyó, tök, labdaHungarian
  • գնդոլորտ, գունդ, պարահանդես, գնդիկArmenian
  • bolaIndonesian
  • baloneto, baloIdo
  • kjarkur, kjaftæði, bolti, rugl, kúlaIcelandic
  • palla, scopare, pallone, trombare, gomitolo, ballo, boiateItalian
  • כַּדוּרHebrew
  • 球, 玉, 鞠, 正球, 金玉, 毬, 舞踏会, 睾丸, まり, ボールJapanese
  • კვერცხები, მეჯლისი, სფერო, წვეულება, ბურთი, ბალიGeorgian
  • ಚೆಂಡುKannada
  • 球, 공, 무도회, 볼, 불알, 舞蹈會, 구, 불Korean
  • gun, tepik, hol, تۆپ, top, gogKurdish
  • пас берүү, түйүнчөк, түйдөк, шар, топ берүү, пас, түрмөкKyrgyz
  • pilaLatin
  • Ball, BalLuxembourgish, Letzeburgesch
  • ບານLao
  • kamuolys, kiaušasLithuanian
  • bumba, lodeLatvian
  • сфе́ра, кло́пче, то́пка, бал, ма́диња, ма́де, та́шак, ја́болко, то́пки, ја́јце, ѓу́ле, то́пчеMacedonian
  • പന്ത്, ഗോളംMalayalam
  • бөмбөгMongolian
  • bola, majlis tarian, telur, korah, pesta tarianMalay
  • ballunMaltese
  • ballNorwegian
  • kloten, bal, kluwen, bolletje, bolleke, [[kloten]] aan z’n lijf, kloot, bol, ballen, kogelDutch
  • ballNorwegian Nynorsk
  • портиOssetian, Ossetic
  • kula, kłębek, bal, jaja, piłka, jajoPolish
  • پنډوس, ټوپکیPashto, Pushto
  • comer, bolas, colhões, círculo, bola, baile, bala, bola do pé, besteira, sacoPortuguese
  • bura, balla, boraRomansh
  • bilă, minge, ghem, coiRomanian
  • поду́шечка, яи́чко, шарик, мяч, яйцо́, шар, бал, ядри́ть, сфе́ра, бол, сфера, ядро́, мудёж, клубо́к, я́йцаRussian
  • गुड, कन्दुक, पिण्डSanskrit
  • лопта, ples, плес, klupka, klupko, lopta, bal, балSerbo-Croatian
  • බෝලයSinhala, Sinhalese
  • gule, lopta, guľa, ples, bálSlovak
  • jajca, krogla, žoga, plesSlovene
  • topAlbanian
  • kula, boll, trampdyna, knulla, klot, skitsnack, stake, bal, balle, nystanSwedish
  • mpiraSwahili
  • ఉండ, బంతిTelugu
  • ลูกบอลThai
  • bola, bayag, itlogTagalog
  • fo'i puluTonga (Tonga Islands)
  • top, haya, küre, gülle, taşak, mermi, yumak, balo, yumurtaTurkish
  • яйце́, м'яч, ядро́, ку́ля, яє́чкоUkrainian
  • گولا, گیندUrdu
  • toʻpiUzbek
  • bóng, vũ hội, banh, 舞會Vietnamese
  • באַל, פּילקעYiddish
  • Chinese

Get even more translations for ball »

Translation

Find a translation for the ball synonym in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Português (Portuguese)
  • Deutsch (German)
  • العربية (Arabic)
  • Français (French)
  • Русский (Russian)
  • ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • 한국어 (Korean)
  • עברית (Hebrew)
  • Gaeilge (Irish)
  • Українська (Ukrainian)
  • اردو (Urdu)
  • Magyar (Hungarian)
  • मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italiano (Italian)
  • தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Türkçe (Turkish)
  • తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Čeština (Czech)
  • Polski (Polish)
  • Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Românește (Romanian)
  • Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latinum (Latin)
  • Svenska (Swedish)
  • Dansk (Danish)
  • Suomi (Finnish)
  • فارسی (Persian)
  • ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English (English)

Discuss these ball synonyms with the community:

0 Comments


    Citation

    Use the citation below to add these synonyms to your bibliography:

    Style:MLAChicagoAPA

    "ball." Synonyms.com. STANDS4 LLC, 2021. Web. 7 May 2021. <https://www.synonyms.com/synonym/ball>.

    Are we missing a good synonym for ball?

    Browse Synonyms.com

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Chrome

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Free, no signup required:

    Add to Firefox

    Get instant synonyms for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

    Quiz

    Are you a human thesaurus?

    »
    Which of the following words is not a synonym of the others?
    • A. unpracticed
    • B. new
    • C. callow
    • D. experient

    Nearby & related entries:

    Alternative searches for ball: