Translation of spitball in Spanish:

spitball

bola de papel, n.

Pronunciation /ˈspɪtbɔl//ˈspɪtbɔːl/

noun

US

  • 1

    (chewed paper)
    (usada como proyectil) bola de papel feminine
    bodoque masculine Colombia
    • They threatened him and threw paper spitballs at him.
    • When they look around to see who's been pelting them with spitballs, you'll just be casually checking the time.
    • Within three minutes of sitting down, the boy was playing with his food and Natalie was making spitballs.
    • And if you want to ride your scooter out to Connecticut to barrage the place with spitballs, I can't stop you.
    • Instead, they kept throwing spitballs at the whiteboard.
    • It was then that I realised that Kenderson was a sensitive young boy trapped in a bully's body, each spitball and noogie a cry for help.
    • If you don't pay attention you'll be covered with spitballs in a second.
    • Do you suppose they've ever lobbed a spitball down a row, or accidentally knocked over their coffee?
    • To confront your jealousy, make a secret list of all the things you envy… then wad it up into spitballs.
    • They kept throwing pieces of mashed potatoes at her at lunch and throwing spitballs in her hair when a lesson was being taught in the orphanage teaching facilities.
    • There were detailed murals on some of the walls, which I thought were extremely ugly, and the layer of spitballs on them didn't help their appearance.
    • She compares her Times letters to spitballs launched toward the front of the classroom.
    • The Supersuckers are like the bad kids who sit at the back of the class, throwing spitballs and making barnyard noises at the teacher.
    • The spectators throw paper airplanes and wads of spitballs at Louis as he walks by because they loathe what they fear.
    • The straggly, scrawny kid who grabs a guitar in hopes of finally getting some kind of attention from the girls other than sneers and spitballs is no more.
    • Avoiding spitballs, paper airplanes, some desks and a couple of students, John made his way to the teacher's desk, where a rather round man was reading the newspaper.
    • At this, about a dozen spitballs and crumpled up paper wads made their way towards the girl, testament to the highly bored and volatile class.
    • Next thing you know, they'll be blowing spitballs at Donnie Graham.
    • At an age when most kids were discovering spitballs and pizza, Michael was becoming the cornerstone of the burgeoning multimillion-dollar family fortune.
  • 2

    (in baseball)
    bola ensalivada feminine
    • He caught every type of pitch imaginable, some that are not legal today such as shine balls, spitballs and emery balls, from some of the greatest pitchers of his day.
    • Mitchell was a left-handed spitball pitcher who played for six teams - in 1911 and from 1916 to 1932.
    • After getting two strikes on Smith with his spitball, Grimes threw him a fastball, something Smith always handled well.
    • No official explanation was given for banning the spitball, but for years a variety of objections had been made against it.
    • Gaylord Perry succored his Hall of Fame career by often calling upon an illegal spitball pitch.