air ball

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  1. a missed shot that fails to touch the rim, net, or backboard.

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How to use air ball in a sentence

  • "The air ball," I moaned, pretending to regain consciousness slowly.

    The Airlords of Han | Philip Francis Nowlan
  • This vast and splendid place had been converted into an open air ball-room.

    Three Months Abroad | Anna Vivanti
  • Nothing would be pleasanter than to read in a well-written book of an open-air ball that took place a century ago.

    Crome Yellow | Aldous Huxley
  • An obsession could be pricked like an air-ball with the right weapon at the right moment.

    Far to Seek | Maud Diver
  • The Parnass's complacency collapsed like an air-ball at a pin-prick.

    Ghetto Comedies | Israel Zangwill