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I was in New York and I went to a meatball shop with my friend and there was paparazzi there and I thought, 'How did you know that someone was gonna come to this meatball shop?' But I was pregnant and I wanted a meatball sub and let me tell you, it was delicious.
Busy Philipps

Meaning of "meatball" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF MEATBALL

meatball  [ˈmiːtˌbɔːl] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF MEATBALL

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Meatball is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES MEATBALL MEAN IN ENGLISH?

meatball

Meatball

A meatball is made from an amount of ground/minced meat rolled into a small ball, sometimes along with other ingredients, such as breadcrumbs, minced onion, spices, possibly eggs and herbs. Meatballs are usually prepared and rolled by hand, and are cooked by frying, baking, steaming, or braising in sauce. There are many types of meatball recipes using different types of meats and spices, including vegetarian and fish alternatives, and various methods of preparation. The ancient Roman cookbook Apicius included many meatball-type recipes. From the Balkans to India, there is a large variety of meatballs in the kofta family.

Definition of meatball in the English dictionary

The definition of meatball in the dictionary is minced beef, shaped into a ball before cooking. Other definition of meatball is a stupid or boring person.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH MEATBALL


baseball
ˈbeɪsˌbɔːl
basketball
ˈbɑːskɪtˌbɔːl
cannonball
ˈkænənˌbɔːl
eyeball
ˈaɪˌbɔːl
fastball
ˈfɑːstˌbɔːl
fireball
ˈfaɪəˌbɔːl
foosball
ˈfuːsˌbɔːl
football
ˈfʊtˌbɔːl
handball
ˈhændˌbɔːl
netball
ˈnɛtˌbɔːl
oddball
ˈɒdˌbɔːl
patball
ˈpætˌbɔːl
pinball
ˈpɪnˌbɔːl
puffball
ˈpʌfˌbɔːl
racquetball
ˈrækɪtˌbɔːl
snowball
ˈsnəʊˌbɔːl
softball
ˈsɒftˌbɔːl
spitball
ˈspɪtˌbɔːl
trackball
ˈtrækˌbɔːl
volleyball
ˈvɒlɪˌbɔːl

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE MEATBALL

meat hook
meat loaf
meat market
meat pie
meat products
meat safe
meat-eater
meat-eating
meatal
meataxe
meated
Meath
meathead
meatier
meatiest
meatily
meatiness
meatless
meatman
meatpacker

WORDS THAT END LIKE MEATBALL

American football
association football
ball
Canadian football
crystal ball
eyeball to eyeball
fantasy football
five-a-side football
Gaelic football
golf ball
gumball
league football
on the ball
play-the-ball
political football
rugby football
table football
total football
touch football
wrecking ball

Synonyms and antonyms of meatball in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «meatball» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF MEATBALL

Find out the translation of meatball to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of meatball from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «meatball» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

肉丸子
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

albóndiga
570 millions of speakers

English

meatball
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

मीटबॉल
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

كُرَةُ لَـحْمٍ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

фрикаделька
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

almôndega
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

Meatball
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

boulette de viande
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

bebola daging
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Fleischkloß
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

ミートボール
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

미트볼
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Bakso
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

thịt băm viên
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

meatball
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

मांसबॉल
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

köfte
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

polpetta
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

klopsik
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

фрикаделька
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

chiftea
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

κεφτές
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Gehaktbal
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

köttbulle
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

kjøttbolle
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of meatball

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «MEATBALL»

The term «meatball» is quite widely used and occupies the 37.582 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «MEATBALL» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about meatball

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QUOTES WITH «MEATBALL»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word meatball.
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Busy Philipps
I was in New York and I went to a meatball shop with my friend and there was paparazzi there and I thought, 'How did you know that someone was gonna come to this meatball shop?' But I was pregnant and I wanted a meatball sub and let me tell you, it was delicious.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «MEATBALL»

Discover the use of meatball in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to meatball and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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The Meatball Shop Cookbook
There may not be a Meatball Shop near you—yet—but there’s a meatball for everyone (and lots more) in this crowd-pleasing cookbook that will have them lining up outside your kitchen. From the Hardcover edition.
Daniel Holzman, Michael Chernow, Lauren Deen, 2011
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Meatball Sundae
When confronted with the myriad opportunities presented by new marketing, people usually ask 'How can we make this stuff work for us?' This, as Seth Godin explains in his remarkable new book, is exactly the wrong question.
Seth Godin, 2011
3
Giant Meatball
Time to invite the meatball to dinner. . . Sly humor abounds in this charming, offbeat story that will appeal to anyone who's ever faced a bully--and, of course, to spaghetti fans of all ages.
Robert Weinstock, 2008
4
Meatball
Meatball MacKenzie, a mouse who lives in the pantry with her family, tries to escape from Duff the cat by hiding in a corn flakes box.
Patsy Clairmont, 2005
5
The Autobiography of Meatball Finkelstein
Thirteen-year-old Meatball, an overweight vegetarian, discovers that eating meatballs gives him the magic power of turning into anything he wants, and he uses this ability to fight his principal's diabolical plot to eliminate fun from the ...
Ross Venokur, 2001
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Tails From the Pantry: Meatball: Meatball
"Once upon a can of spaghetti" begins this tale of a lovable little mouse named Meatball, who learns a big lesson about being brave when she's afraid.
Patsy Clairmont, 2005
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Who Posioned His Meatball?
WHO POISONED HIS MEATBALL? A Murder Mystery-Comedy By CRAIG SODARO MAIN CHARACTERS LUIGI 40s, owner of Luigi's Restaurant FLORA SHARPE 40s, wife of Nero Sharpe JEWEL MURDOCH 60s, Flora's mother BASIL  ...
8
Meatball Cookbook Bible
M. eatballs are good news for cooks. Why? It's almost impossible to mess them up. They're not like a soufflé that can turn into a flat pancake instead of reaching great heights. You don't need to be a professional chef with a battery of culinary ...
Ellen Brown, 2013
9
The missing meatball
Micky and Goofy visit Goofy's cousin in Rome and help his restauranteur boss recover a stolen giant meatball.
‎1987
10
101 Things to Do with Meatballs
ON TOP OF SPAGHETTI, and a whole lot more! In the newest addition to the 101 series, 101 Things to Do with Meatballs is filled with recipes that will become instant favorites among family and friends.
Stephanie Ashcraft, 2009

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «MEATBALL»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term meatball is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Your Pie pizza restaurant opening first Alabama location in …
In addition to pizza, the Your Pie menu features six panini (including buffalo chicken, pesto turkey and meatball), four salads (including a ... «AL.com, Jul 15»
2
4 Reasons to Visit 2Good2B Bakery and Café
We recommend ordering one of their sandwiches like the turkey meatball poboy ($12) to enjoy it to its fullest. Or even better yet, grab an entire ... «Zagat, Jul 15»
3
Broncos stars' new cafe in Brisbane
pork-and-fennel sausage rolls, soups and meatball sandwiches. The dishes will be served alongside the cafe's new signature coffee from ... «Courier Mail, Jul 15»
4
Azealia Banks Questions Ghostface Killah & Calls Action Bronson …
"Why'd ghostface take so long to set it on meatball johnson?" Banks writes. Banks recalls her past conflicts with Bronson, including two ... «HipHopDX, Jul 15»
5
First look: 5 dishes you'll find at Bar Siena, opening Saturday
... and that's including the legendary 12-ounce, softball-size meatball from Siena Tavern that has its own Twitter account (@sienameatball). «Chicago Tribune, Jul 15»
6
New Eatery Brings Mix-and-Match Meatball Sandwiches to Astoria
ASTORIA — A food vendor known for serving its savory meatball sandwiches at street fairs around the city opened its first brick-and-mortar ... «DNAinfo, Jul 15»
7
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie Order Meatball Subs, Teriyaki Chicken …
Some lucky employees of a Subway location in Glendale, California, got the customers of a lifetime when they were paid a visit by animal rights ... «The Daily Meal, Jul 15»
8
Pasta and meatball dinner supports the homeless
The Principessa Elena Society of Saratoga Springs is holding an all-you-can-eat pasta and meatball dinner to support Shelters of Saratoga and ... «Albany Times Union, Jul 15»
9
Weeeee! Meatball the Corgi goes crazy on a carousel
First up, Carter Grebbien sets Meatball - a 5-year-old Pembroke Welsh Corgi - loose on a newly reconstructed carousel, and the pooch can't get enough. «Daily Mail, Jul 15»
10
Meatball row as Ikea changes Norway recipe
The Swedish furniture giant then announced it had decided to charge all meatball customers an additional fee and to include the vegetables in ... «The Local.se, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Meatball [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/meatball>. Jul 2020 ».
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