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baller

[ baw-ler ]
/ ˈbɔ lər /
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noun
Slang.
  1. a successful person who has or earns a lot of money, possibly by illegal means, and lives a lavish, flashy, or extravagant lifestyle: I busted out my newly tailored suit and rolled in there like a baller, or at least I tried my best to.He’s a baller now, upgrading from a bachelor pad to a penthouse.
  2. someone who is proficient at playing ball, especially basketball:She'll be taking her talents, as a baller and a student, to Davidson College this fall.
a tool that makes, scoops, or winds things into balls (used in combination): Using a melon baller, scoop out the inside of the apples, taking care to create a shell of even thickness. Just for kicks, they balled socks in a mechanical sock baller and shot them across the room.
adjective
Slang. great or excellent, especially in a flashy or stylish way: I'd never been inside that club before, and the place is baller — it’s going to blow you away.
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