Meaning of meatball

meat•ball

Pronunciation: (mēt'bôl"), [key]
— n.
  1. a small ball of ground meat, esp. beef, often mixed with bread crumbs, seasonings, etc., before cooking.
  2. an awkward, clumsy, or ineffectual person.
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