ballpoint

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ball +‎ point

Noun[edit]

ballpoint (plural ballpoints)

  1. (colloquial) A ballpoint pen.
    Have you seen my ballpoint? I need to sign this form, and a felt-tip won't make carbons.
  2. (sewing) A kind of needle with a rounded tip.

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