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Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
▪ A mouthwatering variety of small portions of all kinds of food - from seafood to salad, omelettes to meatballs.
▪ Add the meatballs or patties and fry until golden brown.
▪ Add the meatballs to the pan and continue to simmer for a further 10 mins, or until they are cooked through.
▪ Form into 8 patties or meatballs.
▪ Oh, you got your whole meatball.
▪ Residents still angry at the flood would still be angry at her, to use the best meatball psychology I know.
▪ Sprinkle over whole chicken or fish before cooking or add to minced pork to make meatballs.
▪ We are peeling potatoes, forming tiny meatballs, browning chicken, shelling peas.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary

1801, from meat + ball (n.1). As an insult to a person, by 1941.


n. 1 a ball of minced or ground meat, seasoned and cooked 2 (context slang English) a stupid person 3 (context baseball English) an easy pitch to hit, especially thrown right down the middle of the plate.


n. ground meat formed into a ball and fried or simmered in broth

Meatball (disambiguation)

A meatball is a meat-based food preparation.

Meatball may also refer to:


A meatball is ground or minced meat rolled into a small ball, sometimes along with other ingredients, such as bread crumbs, minced onion, eggs, butter and seasoning.

Meatballs are cooked by frying, baking, steaming, or braising in sauce.

There are many types of meatballs using different types of meats and spices. The term is sometimes extended to meatless versions based on vegetables or fish.

Meatball (wrestler)

Richard Ellinger (born September 27, 1970), better known by his ring name Meatball, is an American professional wrestler who is signed to Micro Championship Wrestling.

Usage examples of "meatball".

The platters were nearly empty, and the tablecloth was stained and littered with potato salad, cole slaw, miniature meatballs, tomato sauce, mustard, ham scraps, ring tabs, ashes, and things unrecognizable.

Although his meatballs sold well, many of his customers wanted a more convenient way to carry them as they walked around the fair.

I read on because anyone who says that right off the bat has more to say than meatballs, and I knew it was coming.

America was still moral and whole, our meatballs were big, soft, and tasty.

A barefoot servant girl brought rice and beans, stewed vegetables, and a platter of meatballs covered with a thick brown sauce.

He ate without appetite, after attending prayers with a thorn of pain in his head, which he attributed to the meatballs for lunch.

So they gave me the spaghetti and meatballs to make up for my complaint.

While she stirred the high-priced Burgundy into the meatball sauce, arranged fat shrimp, thin noodles, fragrant chopped cilantro, and shredded carrot, broccolini, and black mushrooms into the shrimp rolls.

The meatball began to rise above the datums and he pulled power aggressively while watching that angle-of-attack needle.

In those days she had admired his pluralistic openness of mind, and struggled, in her kitchen, towards a parallel eclecticism, learning to cook the dosas and uttapams of South India as well as the soft meatballs of Kashmir.

The meatballs on their wings broaden and glower as they bank sharply, sharper than any American plane, and come round for a second try.

I'd bought a frozen banana cream pie for dessert, so I slid the pie out of its aluminum plate onto a dinner plate and used the pie plate for the giant meatballs.

I picked up a plate and allowed myself a visual feast: meatballs, imported cheeses, seafood platters, cold cuts nicely curled around fillings, crudités, and fruit dipped in dark chocolate.

The freezer-chest contained, he estimated, a two-month supply of spaghetti sauce, chili, macaroni and cheese (his favorite), vichyssoise, pot roast, turkey tetrazzini, shrimp gumbo, deviled crab, Swedish meatballs and other Cobb specialties - nothing in curry sauce, he was glad to note.

He'd eat a meatball wedge or a souvlaki gyro, while I polished off hunks of feta cheese and black Greek olives or spaghetti al burro.