noun Also cannon ball .
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Example sentences from the Web for cannonball
The Gen X-y video boasted a giant cannonball rolling down suburban streets, as well as front woman Kim Deal singing underwater.Spike Jonze’s 13 Best Music Videos: Beastie Boys, Kanye West, Fatboy Slim, and More|Marlow Stern|December 22, 2013|DAILY BEAST
My description of Cannonball has become admittedly abstract, and the novel is sometimes inexplicably opaque.
A cannonball—metal or human—displaces water, but it regains its own level.
It is at this point that Cannonball turns toward Pynchonian conspiracy.
But the Republican Party has shot like a cannonball to the right.Michael Tomasky on Obama’s Delusions About the GOP’s ‘Fever’ Breaking|Michael Tomasky|June 7, 2012|DAILY BEAST
This village we have just mentioned was on the east side of the river nearly opposite to the mouth of the Cannonball River.Prairie Smoke (Second Edition, Revised)|Melvin Randolph Gilmore
They were not at all certain where they were, but they knew they were a long way from the mouth of the Little Cannonball.
The skunk retaliated in his own fashion; and shortly after, they moved forever out of the cabin on the Little Cannonball.
It is a prairie stream paralleling Cannonball and Cheyenne rivers, and largely destitute of timber.
Being laid about six feet thick, a cannonball could not have penetrated.The History of Sumatra|William Marsden
British Dictionary definitions for cannonball
- a very fast low serve
- (as modifier)a cannonball serve