Definitions for ball and chain

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word ball and chain

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ball and chain(noun)

    heavy iron ball attached to a prisoner by a chain


  1. ball and chain(Noun)

    A heavy iron ball attached to a prisoner's leg by a chain as a means of restraint.

  2. ball and chain(Noun)

    One's wife, as a symbol of restraint.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ball and chain in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ball and chain in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Keith Nothacker:

    The blood alcohol monitoring devices used in legal and medical circles are big and bulky, like a ball and chain for the ones using it, we wanted to make something people would want to wear.

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