What does ball and chain mean?

Definitions for ball and chain

Here are all the 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

Wiktionary

  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.

Numerology

  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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