ball-buster ball-buster

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a demanding woman who destroys men's confidence
  2. (n) a job or situation that is demanding and arduous and punishing

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. The asymmetry of the available insults reinforces the oft-noted dilemma of women in public life: how to be business-like without inviting perceptions like "ball-buster" or bitch.
  2. Speaking of which, who out there actually uses "ball-buster" in everyday conversation?.

News

  • Monta Leads Mavs To ‘Ball-Buster’ Opening Win

    "This was a ball-buster game,' said coach Rick Carlisle, whose Mavs survived all the 'busting' with a 118-109 season-opening win over visiting Atlanta on Wednesday.
    on October 31, 2013     Source: CBS Dallas - Fort Worth

Quotes

  • "I've always played the sort of tough-talking, ball-buster kind of lawyers, but Tara is very much a do-gooder and by the book," Ryan tells TVGuide.com.
    on Sep 10, 2009 By: Jeri Ryan Source: Seattle Post Intelligencer

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