Definitions

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  • n. A screwball comedy.

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  • n. (baseball) a pitcher who throws screwballs

Etymologies

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screwball +‎ -er

Examples

  • But there's only one true screwballer in these here parts, and it ain't you.

    Red Reporter

  • Not remotely believable, and not terribly funny either, the low-key "Homewrecker" is a screwballer sans spark.

    Variety.com

  • In October 1909, the second-place Cubbies, who’d won 104 times that season but lost the chance to defend their Series crown to Honus Wagner’s Pirates, played a three-gamer at Gunther Park against submarine screwballer Rube Foster and his Leland Giants, as they were then known.

    Satch, Dizzy & Rapid Robert

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