ballin'

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

balling (referring to the high pay of professional basketballers)

Adjective[edit]

ballin' (not comparable)

  1. (African American Vernacular, slang) Having an ostentatiously wealthy lifestyle.
    • 2007, Edd McNair, Turning Point
      Now this niggah home and gettin' it, rockin the new tinted-out Q45, new kicks and throwbacks every day, draped in jewels. The niggah was ballin'.
    • Meek Mill (Robert Williams), I'm Me (song)
      My niggas is ballin' / You niggas is hatin' / Cameras everywhere I go.

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