- adj.Pushy, irritating, or just plain bothersome. Said especially of a female boss.
My boss is really being a ball-breaker today.
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ball-breaker — AND ball buster 1. n. a difficult task; a difficult or trying situation requiring extremely hard work or effort. (Usually objectionable.) □ That whole construction job was a real ball breaker. 2. n. a hard taskmaster; a hard to please boss.… … Dictionary of American slang and colloquial expressions
ball-breaker — noun A person or task which is excessively demanding or punishing. My slave driving boss expects me to work over the weekend. What a ball breaker! Syn: ball buster, taskmaster See Also: ball break, ball breaking … Wiktionary
ball-breaker — noun 1. a demanding woman who destroys men s confidence • Syn: ↑ball buster • Hypernyms: ↑woman, ↑adult female 2. a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing Vietnam was a ball breaker • Syn: ↑ … Useful english dictionary
ball-breaker — adj. Pushy, irritating, or just plain bothersome. Said especially of a female boss. My boss is really being a ball breaker today … Dictionary of american slang
ball-breaker — (also ball buster) noun informal a sexually demanding woman who destroys men s self confidence. Derivatives ball breaking adjective … English new terms dictionary
ball breaker — demanding person, person who forces others to perform unpleasant tasks; unpleasant task, difficult task … English contemporary dictionary
ball breaker — noun : skull cracker … Useful english dictionary
ball-breaker, ball-buster — n a. a very aggressive, dominant or demanding woman b. an excessively hard taskmaster or martinet c. an exhausting, demanding task. Compare ball tearer All these terms were adopted in Britain and Australia in the 1970s from American usage … Contemporary slang
(a) ball-breaker — British & Australian, very informal! a woman who does not like men and is unpleasant towards them. I don t think you re going to like your new flat mate she s a bit of a ball breaker … New idioms dictionary
ball — ball1 W2S1 [bo:l US bo:l] n ↑ball ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(round object)¦ 2¦(round shape)¦ 3¦(game/sport)¦ 4¦(foot/hand)¦ 5 on the ball 6 set/start/keep the ball rolling 7 the ball is in somebody s court 8¦(formal occasion)¦ 9 have a ball … Dictionary of contemporary English