without restraint; all-out
It was a balls-out attack on the other team.
Very great; extreme; total: That was more like a crazy, balls-out terrain, a whack course
[1940s+; probably fr balls to the wall]
a spherical or approximately spherical body or shape; sphere: He rolled the piece of paper into a ball. a round or roundish body, of various sizes and materials, either hollow or solid, for use in games, as baseball, football, tennis, or golf. a game played with a ball, especially baseball: The boys are out playing […]
boldly aggressive or courageous: a ballsy gal who isn’t afraid of anyone. Contemporary Examples The next time you are downward dogging, give a thought to that ballsy broad from the Ukraine. Dead Cool: Madame Blavatsky Simon Doonan January 5, 2010 It was ballsy of him to reinforce his determination to overhaul healthcare. Give Him a […]
a town in E Missouri.
a clamorous and vigorous attempt to win customers or advance any cause; blatant advertising or publicity. clamor or outcry. a halfbeak, Hemiramphus brasiliensis, inhabiting both sides of the Atlantic Ocean. to advertise or push by ballyhoo. Contemporary Examples However, beneath the ballyhoo of this expensive charade, a lot is changing. Jack Hitt Examines Why Amateurs […]