[ eyt-bawl ]
/ ˈeɪtˌbɔl /
8 ballRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
- eight ball,
- eight-track tape,
- eighteenth amendment
behind the eightball, Informal. in a difficult, disadvantageous, or uncomfortable situation: He hasn't studied all term, and now he's behind the eightball.
Origin of eightball
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