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1. screwball

noun. ['ˈskruːˌbɔl'] a whimsically eccentric person.

Synonyms

  • eccentric person
  • flake
  • geek
  • oddball
  • crackpot
  • crank
  • fruitcake
  • nut case
  • eccentric

Antonyms

  • juvenile
  • concentric
  • realistic
  • impracticality

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Words that Rhyme with Screwball

  • arenaball
  • basketball
  • blackball
  • butterball
  • cannonball
  • eyeball
  • fastball
  • fireball
  • fireball
  • football
  • handball
  • hardball
  • meatball
  • mothball
  • oddball
  • pinball
  • powerball
  • racquetball
  • snowball
  • softball

Example sentences of the word screwball


1. Adjective
The mid-1930s saw the advent of screwball comedies.

2. Noun, singular or mass
The fastball is a good change of pace, especially when thrown really hard after a curveball or screwball.

2. screwball

adjective. ['ˈskruːˌbɔl'] foolish; totally unsound.

Synonyms

  • crazy
  • softheaded
  • half-baked

Antonyms

  • spread
  • uncover
  • stay in place
  • unbend

3. screwball

noun. ['ˈskruːˌbɔl'] a pitch with reverse spin that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown.

Synonyms

  • delivery

Antonyms

  • unfasten
  • stop
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