What does ball game mean?

Definitions for ball game
bal·l game

This dictionary definitions page includes all the possible meanings, example usage and translations of the word ball game.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. ball game, ballgamenoun

    a field game played with a ball (especially baseball)


  1. ball gamenoun

    Any game played with a ball.

  2. ball gamenoun

    A specific contest or match between teams playing such a game.


  1. Ball game

    This is a list of ball games and ball sports that include a ball as a key element in the activity, usually for scoring points.


  1. ball game

    A ball game is any type of game or sport that involves the use of one or more balls. This can involve throwing, catching, hitting, or kicking the ball, usually in order to score points by getting the ball into a specific area, like a goal or target. Examples of ball games include baseball, basketball, soccer, and tennis.


  1. Ball game

    Ball games, or ball sports, are any form of game or sport which feature a ball as part of play. These include games such as association football, baseball, basketball, and American football. Such games have diverse rules and histories and are of mostly unrelated origins. Ball games can be defined in several broad types: ⁕Bat-and-ball games, such as baseball and cricket. ⁕Racquet and ball games, such as tennis, squash and badminton. ⁕Hand and ball-striking games, such as various handball codes, rebound handball and 4 square. ⁕Goal sports, such as basketball and all forms of football, hockey or lacrosse. ⁕Net games, such as volleyball and sepak takraw. ⁕Precision sports, such as bowling, lawn bowls, croquet, and golf, as well as cue sports, including snooker, pool, and forms of billiards

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of ball game in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of ball game in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of ball game in a Sentence

  1. President Trump:

    He has said things that are horrific. And with me, he’s not getting away with it, he got away with it for a long time, between him and his family. He’s not getting away with it. It’s a whole new ball game.

  2. Raymond Chandler:

    Common sense always speaks too late. Common sense is the guy who tells you ought to have had your brakes relined last week before you smashed a front end this week. Common sense is the Monday morning quarterback who could have won the ball game if he had been on the team. But he never is. He's high up in the stands with a flask on his hip. Common sense is the little man in a gray suit who never makes a mistake in addition. But it's always somebody else's money he's adding up.

  3. David Mamet:

    Free speech is the whole thing, the whole ball game. Free speech is life itself.

  4. Ken Kam:

    It will be a steep learning curve for them, that is not to say there isn't an opportunity, but it's a whole other ball game.

  5. Dennis Broadwell:

    If this happened in America, they would not be playing a ball game the next day, i told my clients, this is a national disaster, these sherpas just want to go back to their families.

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