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1. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] round object that is hit or thrown or kicked in games.

Synonyms

  • golf ball
  • squash ball
  • football
  • roulette ball
  • field hockey ball
  • game equipment
  • basketball
  • baseball
  • punchball
  • handball
  • marble
  • punch bag
  • cricket ball
  • jack
  • punching ball
  • pool ball
  • volleyball
  • lacrosse ball
  • rugby ball
  • bocce ball
  • ping-pong ball
  • polo ball
  • Wiffle Ball
  • playground ball
  • boccie ball
  • soccer ball
  • bowl
  • softball
  • ninepin ball
  • punching bag
  • medicine ball
  • tennis ball
  • bocci ball
  • bowling ball
  • Wiffle
  • racquetball
  • skittle ball
  • croquet ball

Antonyms

  • break
  • multiple
  • shared
  • inability

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

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Words that Rhyme with Ball Gown

  • abbottstown
  • abbotstown
  • run-down
  • mcquown
  • facedown
  • downtown
  • uptown
  • renown
  • mcgown
  • mccown
  • mccoun
  • frown
  • drown
  • crowne
  • crown
  • clown
  • browne
  • brown
  • towne
  • town
  • shoun
  • noun
  • lown
  • downe
  • down
  • around

Example sentences of the word ball-gown


1. Noun Phrase
A round or oval bowl works well to make the ball gown base for a princess cake.

2. Noun Phrase
Keep ball gowns to the ankle and cocktail dresses no higher than a few inches above the knee.

3. Noun Phrase
You can make a beautiful tulle ball gown that will look professionally made -- regardless of your sewing skills.

4. Noun Phrase
Most formal ball gowns tend to be made by known designers such as Oscar De La Renta and Chanel.

2. gown

noun. ['ˈgaʊn'] a woman's dress, usually with a close-fitting bodice and a long flared skirt, often worn on formal occasions.

Synonyms

  • dinner gown
  • frock
  • mantua
  • wedding gown
  • dinner dress
  • evening gown
  • wedding dress
  • formal
  • bridal gown
  • dress
  • tea gown
  • train

Antonyms

  • informality
  • informal
  • unrhetorical
  • undignified

3. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] a solid projectile that is shot by a musket.

Synonyms

  • pellet
  • shot

Antonyms

  • unrhetorical
  • undignified
  • representational

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

4. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] an object with a spherical shape.

Synonyms

  • orb
  • globule
  • bolus
  • globe
  • sphere
  • crystal ball
  • fireball
  • mothball
  • spherule
  • pellet
  • camphor ball

Antonyms

  • ascend
  • rise
  • death
  • sit back

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

5. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] the people assembled at a lavish formal dance.

Synonyms

  • promenade

Antonyms

  • low pitch
  • high pitch

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

6. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] a spherical object used as a plaything.

Synonyms

  • toy
  • snowball
  • beachball
  • beach ball

Antonyms

  • homogenise
  • ride
  • unconventional
  • informality

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

7. ball

verb. ['ˈbɔl'] form into a ball by winding or rolling.

Synonyms

  • wrap
  • wind
  • roll

Antonyms

  • vege out
  • relax
  • slow down
  • change state

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

8. ball

noun. ['ˈbɔl'] one of the two male reproductive glands that produce spermatozoa and secrete androgens.

Synonyms

  • epididymis
  • undescended testis
  • ballock
  • undescended testicle
  • male genitals
  • testicular artery
  • bollock
  • male genitalia
  • testicular vein
  • spermatic cord
  • male genital organ
  • testis
  • gonad
  • family jewels
  • cobblers
  • egg
  • testicle
  • arteria testicularis
  • orchis
  • vena testicularis
  • rete testis
  • ductus deferens
  • vas deferens
  • male reproductive system
  • internal spermatic artery
  • male reproductive gland
  • sex gland
  • seminiferous tubule

Antonyms

  • illogical
  • stand still
  • refrain
  • decrease

Etymology

  • bal (Middle English (1100-1500))

9. gown

noun. ['ˈgaʊn'] the members of a university as distinguished from the other residents of the town in which the university is located.

Antonyms

  • overgarment

10. gown

verb. ['ˈgaʊn'] dress in a gown.

Synonyms

  • tog
  • enclothe
  • habilitate
  • fit out
  • dress
  • apparel
  • garment
  • clothe
  • raiment

Antonyms

  • peel
  • take
  • discase
  • divest
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