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Definition of "meatball" []

  • A small ball of ground meat variously seasoned and cooked. (noun)
  • Slang A stupid, clumsy, or dull person. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "meatball" in a sentence
  • "Every time a different logo appears, the power of the "meatball" is diminished and the Agency misses an opportunity for public recognition."
  • "The meatball is classic, recalling an inspiring age when NASA did incredible feats like, oh, going to the moon."
  • "The meatball is also dated, but somehow in an actual logo rather than just type, it's easier to let that pass."