nine ball

or nine·ball


a variation of pool played with nine numbered object balls that must be pocketed in order by number.

Nearby words

  1. nin,
  2. nin, anaïs,
  3. nina,
  4. nincompoop,
  5. nine,
  6. nine days' wonder,
  7. nine plus two array,
  8. nine plus zero array,
  9. nine worthies,
  10. nine-banded armadillo

Origin of nine ball

First recorded in 1965–70 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019