What does ball up mean?

Definitions for ball up

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word ball up.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up(verb)

    make a mess of, destroy or ruin

    "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"


  1. ball up(Verb)

    To crush into a ball shape.

  2. ball up(Verb)

    to coil up into a ball.

  3. ball up(Verb)

    To hunch over and pull in one's arms and legs.

  4. ball up(Verb)

    to ruin or botch


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ball up in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ball up in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Vidal Nuno:

    Giving up those home runs killed it a little bit, i was leaving the ball up, command was off a little bit. But otherwise, the changeup and off-speed were all working.

  2. Captain Carli Lloyd:

    We wanted to come out hard and strong from the start ... the more pressure we put China under the more they coughed the ball up, i think we're going to be flying next game.

  3. Kareem Abdul-Jabar:

    The first time I shot the hook, I was in fourth grade, and I was about five feet eight inches tall. I put the ball up and felt totally at ease with the shot. I was completely confident it would go in and I've been shooting it ever since.

  4. Northern Irishman McDowell:

    I got my tee out and picked the ball up to clean it, i got my yardage and I go through my normal routine and without even thinking. Michael Kim, Michael Kim, was looking at me funny and I ’m like, ‘ what’s Michael Kim looking at ? ’ and then Michael Kim says to me ‘ what are you doing ? ’ .

  5. Karen Kasich:

    If I throw a ball up in the air, the laws of gravity don't immediately have it come down. The laws of gravity mean at some point it will come down, but look, he's touched a nerve that I talked about in the very first debate. People feel like they don't have much say. They think that the rich and the special interests get everything they want. And I acknowledge that. And I tell people that, you know, I've been the antidote to that most of my lifetime.

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