have a ball

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

have a ball

  1. (idiomatic) To enjoy oneself thoroughly; to have lots of fun or excitement.
    The kids had a ball playing in the fountain.
    • 1973, Slade - Merry Xmas Everybody
      Are you hanging up a stocking on your wall?
      It's the time that every Santa has a ball
      Does he ride a red-nosed reindeer?
      Does a ton up on his sleigh
      Do the fairies keep him sober for a day?
    • 1976, ABBA - Money
      In my dreams I have a plan
      If I got me a wealthy man
      I wouldn't have to work at all, I'd fool around and have a ball
    • 1998, Baha Men - Who Let the Dogs Out?
      When the party was nice, the party was jumpin' (Hey, Yippie, Yi, Yo)
      And everybody havin' a ball' (Hah, ho, Yippie Yi Yo)'
    • 2011, Rebecca Black featuring Patrice Wilson, Friday
      Yesterday was Thursday, Thursday
      Today i-is Friday, Friday
      We-we-we so excited
      We so excited
      We gonna have a ball today.

Translations[edit]

See also[edit]