phrase thesaurus

A list of phrases related to the word "cannonball"...


Click on a blue link to search for more phrases.

  • Curve ball ( a difficult proposition - deriving from baseball terminology )
  • Death metal
  • Different ball game
  • Doctor Strangelove Or How I Learned To Stop Worrying And Love The Bomb ( Peter Sellers movie )
  • Dodged a bullet
  • Drop the ball
  • End of the ball game
  • Faster than a speeding bullet ( A catchphrase from Superman )
  • Father of The Atomic Bomb ( Nickname of Robert Oppenheimer )
  • Full Metal Jacket ( Stanley Kubrick movie )
  • Gang bang
  • Get a bang out of something
  • Get the ball rolling
  • Give someone a rocket
  • Go with a bang
  • Ground ball ( A baseball expression meaning a prosaic or ordinary accomplishment )
  • Have a ball
  • Have the ball at your feet
  • Heavy metal
  • High ball
  • It's not rocket science
  • Keep the ball rolling
  • Keep your eye on the ball
  • Knock the cover off the ball ( A baseball expression meaning succeed beyond expectation )
  • Laser Rocket Arm ( Nickname of Peyton Manning )
  • Letter bomb
  • Looks like a bomb has hit it
  • Loose cannon
  • Magic bullet
  • Metal fatigue
  • More bang for your buck
  • Not with a bang but a whimper ( from a poem by Eliot )
  • Not with a bang but with a whimper
  • On the ball
  • Play ball
  • Pocket rocket
  • Put the pedal to the metal
  • Rocket Man ( Elton John song )
  • Rubber bullet ( a bullet made of rubber or plastic and used for riot control )
  • Run with the ball
  • Silver bullet ( a simple and seeming effortless solution to a difficult problem )
  • Slap bang in the middle
  • Sphere of influence
  • Spot the ball
  • Start the ball rolling
  • Take me out to the ball game
  • That's the way the ball bounces
  • The Cajun Cannon ( Nickname of Bobby Hebert )
  • The Cannonball Kid ( Nickname of tennis player Roscoe Tanner )
  • The Head Ball Coach ( Nickname of Steve Spurrier )
  • The Missile ( Nickname of Qadry Ismail )
  • The Mississippi Bullet ( Nickname of Monta Ellis )
  • The Ol' Ball Coach ( Nickname of Steve Spurrier )
  • The Pocket Rocket ( Nickname of Wayne McCullough Flag of Northern Ireland Flag of Ireland )
  • The Polish Cannon ( Nickname of Sebastian Janikowski )
  • The Queen of TV Comedy ( Nickname of comedienne Lucille Ball )
  • The Red Rocket ( Nickname of Matt Bonner )
  • The Rocket ( Nickname of Raghib Ismail )
  • The Rocket ( Nickname of Roger Clemens )
  • The ball is in your court
  • The belle of the ball ( meaning and origin of this phrase )
  • The old ball and chain
  • The sound of leather on willow ( sound of the ball on the bat in cricket )
  • The way the ball bounces
  • Trap and ball ( children's ball game )
  • Wabash Cannonball ( Roy Acuff song )
  • Weather bomb ( a rapidly deepening low pressure area causing severe storms )
  • Whole ball of wax
  • Whole new ball game

We are also on Facebook