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Definitions and Synonyms of ball-breaker | Another word for ball-breaker | What is ball-breaker?

Definition 1: a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing - [noun denoting act]

Samples where ball-breaker or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • Vietnam was a ball-breaker

Synonyms for ball-breaker in the sense of this definition

(ball-breaker is a kind of ...) a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee

"estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars" "the job of repairing the engine took several hours" "the endless task of classifying the samples" "the farmer's morning chores"

Definition 2: a demanding woman who destroys men's confidence - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for ball-breaker in the sense of this definition

(ball-breaker is a kind of ...) an adult female person (as opposed to a man)

"the woman kept house while the man hunted"

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