screwball

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1 screwball /ˈskruːˌbɑːl/ noun
plural screwballs
1 screwball
/ˈskruːˌbɑːl/
noun
plural screwballs
Learner's definition of SCREWBALL
[count]
baseball : a pitch that is thrown with spin so that the ball curves in a direction that is opposite to the direction of a curveball
chiefly US, informal : a crazy person : a person who is not able to think in a clear or sensible way
2 screwball /ˈskruːˌbɑːl/ adjective
2 screwball
/ˈskruːˌbɑːl/
adjective
Learner's definition of SCREWBALL
always used before a noun US, informal
: funny in a very silly and strange way
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