from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A small ball of ground meat variously seasoned and cooked.
- n. Slang A stupid, clumsy, or dull person.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. a ball of minced meat, seasoned and cooked
- n. a stupid person
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. ground meat formed into a ball and fried or simmered in broth
Every time a different logo appears, the power of the "meatball" is diminished and the Agency misses an opportunity for public recognition.
The meatball is classic, recalling an inspiring age when NASA did incredible feats like, oh, going to the moon.
The meatball is also dated, but somehow in an actual logo rather than just type, it's easier to let that pass.
The meatball is squished, effectively used as a sauce substitute and the ricotta, although sparse, makes an excellent foil to the garlicky meat mess.
In the daylight it may not call the ball, it may just get a flash from the meatball, which is the lighting system that corrects its glide slope.
The meatball is the perfect football party food because of its versatility.
They were the financial equivalent of what battlefield doctors call meatball surgery.
It features a version of the round NASA logo -- jokingly known in house as the "meatball" -- broken into pieces.
Get the ball rolling in North Wildwood this weekend -- the meatball, that is.
Wilcox whips out the "meatball" flag, brown with an orange disc in the middle, and points it at the rider as he passes.