Ball and Wad


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Ball noun – A more or less round body or mass.
Usage example: a ball of string

Wad is a synonym for ball in lump topic. In some cases you can use "Wad" instead the word "Ball" as a noun or a verb, when it comes to topics like dirt.
Nearby Words: ballroom, ballpoint, balled, balling
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Wad verb – To form into a round compact mass.
Usage example: disgusted, she wadded up the paper and threw it in the wastebasket

Ball is a synonym for wad in lump topic. You can use "Ball" instead the word "Wad" as a noun or a verb, if it concerns topics such as dirt.
Synonyms for Wad

How words are described

full full ball full wad
green green ball green wad
single single ball single wad
small small ball small wad
Other adjectives: massive, large, big, huge, little, literal, giant.

Both words in one sentence

  • Aside from his standard playing cards, he's charged a wad of gum, his credit cards, an anchor, poker chips, a bowling ball (stolen from a pair of guys who look suspiciously like Walter and Donnie), and in one particularly memorable scene, a boysenberry pie.
  • In Dragon Ball when Goku was looking for Bulma's house for the first time he gave a woman who told him to ask a cop for directions a wad of cash (500,000 zenny).
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