Today's Word of the Day means...
A spherical object or mass.
A large pill or bolus.
Skillful, alert, and effective; with it: FBI agents were very much on the ball in the Bremer snatchRelated Terms
[1912+; fr the advisability of keeping one's eyes on the ball when playing a ball game]
ball up, beanball, butterfly ball, cannonball, carry the load, fireball, forkball, foul ball, get on the ball, go for the long ball, goofball, gopher ball, greaseball, greedball, have a ball, junk-ball, keep one's eye on the ball, meatball, not get one's balls in an uproar, nutball, oddball, on the ball, play ball, play catch-up, sleazebag, slimebag, softball, sourball, that's the way the ball bounces