- a ball of minced or chopped meat；a dull or stupid person
noun: meatball, plural noun: meatballs
- 1. a ball of minced or chopped meat pasta with spicy meatballs
- 2. North American informal a dull or stupid person he was a friendly meatball who had a smile and a handshake for everybody
- a ball of ground or chopped meat, usually beef, with added seasonings.
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