have a ball

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have a ball definition


  1. tv.
    to have an exciting time. (See also ball.) : Come on, everybody! Let's have a ball!
Dictionary of American Slang and Colloquial Expressions by Richard A. Spears.Fourth Edition.
Copyright 2007. Published by McGraw-Hill Education.
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have a ball

Enjoy oneself enormously, as in It was a great tripI had a ball. This idiom uses the noun ball in the sense of "a gala dance." [Slang; 1920s]

The American Heritage® Dictionary of Idioms by Christine Ammer.
Copyright © 1997. Published by Houghton Mifflin.
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