from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Of or being a substance, such as a deodorant, that is dispensed from a container having a rolling ball at one end serving as an applicator.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective etc. Applied by means of a ball that can be rotated to pick up liquid from the inner reservoir.
  • noun dated, often in plural A type of corset which is rolled on to the body.
  • noun A cosmetic product (especially a deodorant) applied by means of a ball at the head of a container, which rolls the product on to the skin etc.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a woman's foundation garment rolled on to the hips
  • noun a dispenser of a liquid cosmetic (such as a deodorant) having a revolving ball as an applicator


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