Definitions for ballpointˈbɔlˌpɔɪnt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary


  1. a pen in which the point is a fine ball bearing that rotates against a supply of semisolid ink in a cartridge. Also called ball′point pen′.

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. ballpoint, ballpoint pen, ballpen, Biro(noun)

    a pen that has a small metal ball as the point of transfer of ink to paper


  1. ballpoint(Noun)

    A ballpoint pen, biro.

    Have you seen my ballpoint? I need to sign this form and a felt tip won't make carbons.

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Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary


a pen having a tiny ball as the writing point.

a ballpoint pen.

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