8-ball (slang)

Type: noun, slang

Pronunciation: /ate-ball/

Also spelled: 8 ball, Eight ball

Plural: 8-ball’s

What does 8-ball mean?

1. An 1/8 ounce of drugs, usually cocaine (3.5 grams).

8-ball Synonyms: Eighth

Similar to Eighth: Pound, QP, Half, Quarter, Zip

2. A 40 oz Olde English malt liquor.

Example sentence: “I just hit up the plug for an 8-ball.”

8-ball in songs:

“It’s like an 8-ball to the face nowadays” – Kendrick Lamar, Black Friday.

“What you know about a pill, plus a 8-ball” – Schoolboy Q, Prescription / Oxymoron.

Cop an 8-ball, tryna stack for the zip” – Danny Brown, Side A (Old).

“Sold my first 8-ball and bought me my first pair of J’s” – Gucci Mane, No Sleep (Intro).

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