screwball

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Pronunciation[change]

  • IPA: /ˈskruːbɔːl/
  • (file)

Noun[change]

Singular
screwball

Plural
screwballs

  1. (baseball) (countable) A screwball is a type of throw where the ball curves to one side.
    Screwballs are often described as being the opposite of curveballs.
  2. (US) (countable) A screwball is someone that behaves in a crazy way.
    That student over there is a real screwball.