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screw•ball



Pronunciation: (skrOO'bôl"), [key]
n.
1. Slang.an eccentric or whimsically eccentric person; a nut.
2. Baseball.a pitched ball that curves toward the side of the plate from which it was thrown.

adj.
Slang.eccentric or whimsically eccentric: What a screwball idea!

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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