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rabbit ball

rab·bit ball
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Transcription

    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [rab-it bawl]
    • /ˈræb ɪt bɔl/
    • US Pronunciation
    • US IPA
    • [rab-it bawl]
    • /ˈræb ɪt bɔl/

Definition of rabbit ball words

  • noun rabbit ball a lively baseball, especially the ball used in present-day baseball: The pitchers keep complaining about the rabbit ball. 1

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Origin of rabbit ball

First appearance:

before 1920
One of the 12% newest English words
An Americanism dating back to 1920-25

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Parts of speech for Rabbit ball

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation

rabbit ball popularity

A pretty common term. Usually people know it’s meaning, but prefer to use a more spread out synonym. About 31% of English native speakers know the meaning and use word.
According to our data about 69% of words is more used. This is a rare but used term. It occurs in the pages of specialized literature and in the speech of educated people.

rabbit ball usage trend in Literature

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