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a large light brightly coloured ball for playing with on a beach
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or beach′ ball`,

a large, light, buoyant ball, used for games at the seashore, swimming pools, etc.
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Noun1.beachball - large and light ballbeachball - large and light ball; for play at the seaside
ball - a spherical object used as a plaything; "he played with his rubber ball in the bathtub"
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