: thanks to all those ball-busting fans out there
The sapping or destruction of masculinity; nut-crunching (1970s+)
Likewise, Murdoch and the Journal edit page think Obama’s old Chicago hands are ball-busting geniuses.
That Journal Editorial Michael Tomasky July 4, 2012
That ball-busting $12 million woman who was the Demi Moore of the mid-1990s would eat this fey facsimile for lunch.
What Happened to Demi? Gina Piccalo April 14, 2010
And, of course, she’s best known for her ball-busting tour de force as Ed Helms’s wife in The Hangover.
‘Surviving Jack’ Star Rachael Harris Is No Longer ‘The Bitch’ Kevin Fallon March 26, 2014
- Ball-valve thrombus
ball-valve thrombus ball-valve thrombus n. A ball thrombus intermittently occluding the mitral orifice.
ball-wracker noun Something that is very difficult to accomplish; a Herculean task; killer (1950+) Someone who assigns and monitors extremely difficult tasks: a real ball-buster of a skipper (1970+) An intimidating man; ruffian; enforcer, gorilla: It had been a mistake allowing these two ball-breakers in (1970s+) A woman who saps or negates a man’s masculinity; […]
Giacomo [jah-kaw-maw] /ˈdʒɑ kɔ mɔ/ (Show IPA), 1871?–1958, Italian painter. Historical Examples The boys became soldiers, and drilled punctiliously with guns which they got Uncle Balla to make for them. Two Little Confederates Thomas Nelson Page “Nor, he’s dead-drunk,” said Balla, picking up an empty flask. Two Little Confederates Thomas Nelson Page Old Balla was […]
any light, simple song, especially one of sentimental or romantic character, having two or more stanzas all sung to the same melody. a simple narrative poem of folk origin, composed in short stanzas and adapted for singing. any poem written in similar style. the music for a ballad. a sentimental or romantic popular song. Contemporary […]