how to pronounce blackball

blækbɔːl

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meanings of blackball

noun:

  1. A substance for blacking shoes, boots, etc. or for taking impressions of engraved work.
  2. A kind of large black sweet; a niggerball.
  3. A rejection; a vote against admitting someone.
  4. A black ball used to indicate such a negative vote.

verb:

  1. To ostracize.
  2. To vote against, especially in an exclusive organization.

words that rhyme with blackball

trackball