Definition of wrecking ball noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


wrecking ball

BrE BrE//ˈrekɪŋ bɔːl//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈrekɪŋ bɔːl//
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a heavy metal ball that swings from a crane and is used to hit a building to make it fall down See related entries: Construction
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: wrecking ball