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Noun1.ball-breaker - a demanding woman who destroys men's confidenceball-breaker - a demanding woman who destroys men's confidence
adult female, woman - an adult female person (as opposed to a man); "the woman kept house while the man hunted"
2.ball-breaker - a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishingball-breaker - a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing; "Vietnam was a ball-breaker"
chore, job, task - a specific piece of work required to be done as a duty or for a specific fee; "estimates of the city's loss on that job ranged as high as a million dollars"; "the job of repairing the engine took several hours"; "the endless task of classifying the samples"; "the farmer's morning chores"
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Those of you who have lumped on Perfect Heart face a ball-busting overnight wait to see if the ante-post fancy gets a run tomorrow with the Roger Varian-trained gelding hovering at first reserve.
Knuckled The Bale cash was burning a hole in Levy's pocket, belying his reputation for parsimony and ball-busting dealmaking.
Especially in her latest role as the gorgeous, ball-busting, burger-eating detective Stella Gibson in BBC1 thriller The Fall.
Not only did such comments seek to diminish and dismiss a woman who consistently defied the status quo, they played into anti-Semitic tropes about ball-busting Jewish women.
Banks has long been an advocate for female empowerment and famously appeared on TV with a ball-busting message for the people who had made fun of her after holiday photographs showed her looking heavier than normal.
With a landmark season that included everything from romance, marriage and parenthood to promotion, demotion and a ball-busting new boss (Oscar winner Kathy Bates), "The Office" continues to be "one of the best comedies on television" (Alessandra Stanley, The New York Times).
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