spit-ball

spit-ball
A ball of paper chewed to a pulp and then projected (usually by a schoolchild at the ceiling).

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  • spit|ball — «SPIHT BL», noun, verb. U.S. –n. 1. a small ball of chewed up paper, used as a missile. 2. Baseball. an illegal curve pitched after wetting one side of the ball with saliva. –v.i. 1. to throw a spitball: »Birdie Tebetts, the Cincinnati manager,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • spit|ball|er — «SPIHT B luhr», noun. U.S. a baseball player who throws spitballs …   Useful english dictionary

  • spit ball — spitball spit ball , spit ball spit ball , n. 1. Paper chewed, and rolled into a ball, to be thrown as a missile; a childish prank. [1913 Webster] 2. (Baseball) A pitched ball in throwing which the pitcher grips the ball between two, or three,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spit·ball — /ˈspıtˌbɑːl/ noun, pl balls [count] US 1 : a small piece of paper that is chewed and rolled into a ball so that it can be thrown or shot at someone The kids were shooting spitballs at each other. 2 baseball : an illegal pitch in which the ball is …   Useful english dictionary

  • Spit-Ball Sadie — Infobox Film name = Spit Ball Sadie image size = caption = director = Hal Roach producer = Hal Roach writer = Ted Dorgan narrator = starring = Harold Lloyd music = cinematography = editing = distributor = released = 26 July, 1915 runtime =… …   Wikipedia

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  • Spit baller — spitball spit ball , spit ball spit ball , n. 1. Paper chewed, and rolled into a ball, to be thrown as a missile; a childish prank. [1913 Webster] 2. (Baseball) A pitched ball in throwing which the pitcher grips the ball between two, or three,… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • spit — de·spit·e·ous; de·spit·e·ous·ly; spit; spit·al; spit·ball·er; spit·ish; spit·kit; spit·stick; spit·ting; spit·toon; spit·zer; un·spit; spit·ter; spit·tle; spit·kid; spit·stick·er; …   English syllables

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