baller

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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

ball +‎ -er.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

baller ‎(plural ballers)

  1. (slang) One who plays basketball; a basketballer.
    • 2009 July 17, Sheryl Gay Stolberg, “Obama Tells Fellow Blacks: ‘No Excuses’ for Any Failure”[1], New York Times:
      I want them aspiring to be scientists and engineers, doctors and teachers, not just ballers and rappers.
  2. (African American Vernacular, slang) One who lives an extravagant, money-driven lifestyle.
    Did you see that car? He’s such a baller.

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FrenchEdit

VerbEdit

baller

  1. to dance with one's arms swinging
  2. to swing or sway; to dangle

ConjugationEdit


GermanEdit

VerbEdit

baller

  1. First-person singular present of ballern.
  2. Imperative singular of ballern.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

baller m

  1. indefinite plural of ball

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

baller n

  1. indefinite plural of ball (Etymology 2)
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