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curve ball

noun as in baseball that curves when thrown

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And then, just like that, Price throws a curve-ball: “Pour on your liquid stockings.”

Similarly, the symbolically significant date of November 29 adds a second curve ball.

Jonathan called Kearns two weeks later but threw her a curve ball.

Barbie Latza Nadeau on the jubilant news for the Knox family—and the judge's shocking curve ball.

I want you to take a picture of my curve ball, answered Joe.

Lisud saw-un ang búla nga naglikuy, It is hard to catch a curve ball.

He decided to use a high curve ball over the plate and let Prince hit, trusting to luck and the players behind him.

I met Dick Talbot this morning and he promised to come over and take a film of my curve ball in a day or two.

I pitched a curve ball that was meant for the outside corner, but cut the plate better than I intended.


On this page you'll find 9 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to curve-ball, such as: bender, bosey, breaking ball, captain hook, curve, and googly.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.