ball girl

ball girl
noun Date: 1926 a female attendant who retrieves balls for players or officials (as in a tennis match or a baseball or basketball game)

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • ball-girl — ballˈ boy or ballˈ girl noun (sport) A boy or girl who collects balls that are out of play, supplies balls to the players, etc • • • Main Entry: ↑ball …   Useful english dictionary

  • ball girl — ball ,girl noun count 1. ) a girl whose job is to pick up tennis balls at a tennis match and throw them back to the players 2. ) a girl whose job is to take care of the balls that are not being used during a baseball practice or game …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • ball girl — n. Sports a girl who retrieves balls that have gone out of play, as in tennis and baseball, or a girl in charge of the extra balls used in practice, as in basketball and football …   English World dictionary

  • ball girl — n a girl who picks up the balls for people playing in important tennis matches …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • ball girl — noun 1. : a female tennis court attendant who retrieves balls for the players 2. : a female attendant who retrieves foul balls during a baseball game * * * 1. Tennis. an attendant, usually a girl or young woman, employed to retrieve balls and… …   Useful english dictionary

  • ball girl — UK / US noun [countable] Word forms ball girl : singular ball girl plural ball girls a girl whose job is to pick up tennis balls at a tennis match and throw them back to the players …   English dictionary

  • ball girl — 1. Tennis. an attendant, usually a girl or young woman, employed to retrieve balls and supply players with them. 2. Baseball. an attendant, usually a girl or young women, who retrieves foul balls and brings the umpire new balls during the game.… …   Universalium

  • ball girl — ballgirls N COUNT In a tennis match, the ball girls pick up any balls that go into the net or off the court and throw them back to the players. In a baseball game, the ball girls are in charge of collecting the balls that are hit out of the field …   English dictionary

  • ball girl — n. girl who collects and brings back balls that go out of play during a tennis game and delivers them to players; girl who collects and brings back balls that go out of play during a baseball game …   English contemporary dictionary

  • ball girl — noun Someone responsible for getting the balls from off the area of play to the players. See Also: ball boy …   Wiktionary

  • ball girl — noun (C) a girl who picks up tennis balls for people playing in important tennis matches …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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