On the ball - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 27/02/2024

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue On the ball.

5 letter answer(s) to on the ball

  1. mentally perceptive and responsive;"an alert mind"; "alert to the problems"; "alive to what is going on"; "awake to the dangers of her situation"; "was now awake to the reality of his predicament"
  2. a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
  3. an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
  4. condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action; "bombers were put on alert during the crisis"
  5. engaged in or accustomed to close observation; "caught by a couple of alert cops"; "alert enough to spot the opportunity when it came"; "constantly alert and vigilant, like a sentinel on duty"
  6. quick and energetic;
  7. warn or arouse to a sense of danger or call to a state of preparedness; "The empty house alarmed him"; "We alerted the new neighbors to the high rate of burglaries"
  1. mentally perceptive and responsive;"an alert mind"; "alert to the problems"; "alive to what is going on"; "awake to the dangers of her situation"; "was now awake to the reality of his predicament"
  2. (followed by `to' or `of') aware of; "is alive to the moods of others"
  3. (often followed by `with') full of life and spirit; "she was wonderfully alive for her age"; "a face alive with mischief"
  4. capable of erupting; "a live volcano"; "the volcano is very much alive"
  5. having life or vigor or spirit; "an animated and expressive face"; "animated conversation"; "became very animated when he heard the good news"
  6. in operation; "keep hope alive"; "the tradition was still alive"; "an active tradition"
  7. possessing life; "the happiest person alive"; "the nerve is alive"; "doctors are working hard to keep him alive"; "burned alive"; "a live canary"
  1. (sometimes followed by `of') having or showing knowledge or understanding or realization or perception; "was aware of his opponent's hostility"; "became aware of her surroundings"; "aware that he had exceeded the speed limit"
  2. bearing in mind; attentive to; "ever mindful of her health"; "mindful of his responsibilities"; "mindful of these criticisms, I shall attempt to justify my action"
  1. a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
  2. be the source of pain
  3. capable of independent and apparently intelligent action; "smart weapons"
  4. characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"
  5. elegant and stylish; "chic elegance"; "a smart new dress"; "a suit of voguish cut"
  6. improperly forward or bold; "don't be fresh with me"; "impertinent of a child to lecture a grownup"; "an impudent boy given to insulting strangers"; "Don't get wise with me!"
  7. painfully severe; "he gave the dog a smart blow"
  8. quick and brisk; "I gave him a smart salute"; "we walked at a smart pace"
  9. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness

6 letter answer(s) to on the ball

  1. clever
  2. marked by practical hardheaded intelligence; "a smart businessman"; "an astute tenant always reads the small print in a lease"; "he was too shrewd to go along with them on a road that could lead only to their overthrow"
  3. Sharp

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A revolutionary green energy that's switched-on
A warrant keeps Romeo on his toes
Above ground?
American, as it happens, is quick
Animate, breathing
Arsenal gutted - Everton's midfield is on the ball
Attentive dealer taking part
Attentive porter possibly has right time
Au courant
Beer about four makes one animated?
Beer around four makes you full of life
Beer crate oddly dropped on one's toes
Beer keeping one very animated
Bit of Weather Channel ne
Bright-eyed and bushy-tai
Canny, like someone learning to finish early
Clever being like that, you get somewhere at last
Clever like King, briefly Egypt's leader
Clever sting
Clever vehicles reversed
Clever, like pupil missing English at last
Clued in
Cognizant (of)
Conscious a King is surrounded by reverence
Conscious campaign to stop atomic energy
Conscious of key deficiency in American state
Cunning manipulation of statue
Dead's opposite
Elegant and stylish
Elegant form of transport on the rise
Eligible for Mensa
Enlightened American overcoming battle with drug
Fashionable public transport making comeback
Feel the pain
Flipping bad acting gets you animated
Four getting stuck into the drink — bubbly?
Four stuck into the drink — bubbly?
Full of energy
Full of pep
Having a pulse
Having a rest, keeping very still with us
Having hardheaded intelligence
Having knowledge (of)
Heads up
Hurt a little
In play
In the know
Informed (of)
Informed of fighting in A & E
Ingenious sting!
Intellectually active
Intelligent; sting
It may be red
It's high when it's red
Keen on accepting right opening
Kicking's partner
Kind of cookie
Knowing a king is held in great respect
Knowing a sport will be broadcast
Knowing fighting takes place in A & E
Knowing when student fails to finish
Knowing when to find time in day
Like a brainiac
Like a good guard
Like a whip?
Like Argus
Like crossword solvers, n
Like good guards
Like some bombs
Like some moves
Little attention seekers in hotel with things available at reception
Living, not dead
Mentally sharp
Mindful (of)
Nattily dressed
Not born yesterday
Not dead
Not easily misled
Not in a fog
Not nodding
Not out of it
Not spaced-out
Not to be counted out yet
Not yet pushing up the daisies
Notify of danger
On one's toes
On the ball, shimmying later
On the qui vive
On top of things
One way to look
Paying attention
Perceptive, like trade union leaders in the eighties
Public transport's turnaround is quick and efficient
Quick drink about teatime?
Quick! Area 51 base invaded by leader of Vulcans!
Quick, a stay
Ready for anything
Ready to jump, perhaps
Ready to react, perhaps
Red ash
Red flag
Red flag, e.g.
Registering a pulse
Return of public transport turned out well
Sculpted statue - that's clever!
Sending up Palpatine initially to meet with ring Yoda organised
Sensible writer awaited some backing
Sharp - statue
Sharp as a tack
Sharp as Old King Cole in the end
Sharp stinging pain
Shrewd expression of disapproval, entering turbulent sea
Shrewd like famous pharaoh, leader of Egyptians
Shrewd like trustee, every now and then
Shrewd, perceptive
Signal from whaler transmitted
Signal warning of danger
Smart person that's second in Paris occupying fantastic seat
Some characters in Tristram Shandy are flipping clever!
Something hopped right on your toes
Statue is demolished — shrewd!
Statue's awful cute
Still breathing
Still going
Still in contention
Still in play
Still in the game
Still kicking
Still with us
Sting and Summers essentially invested in small paintings
Sting's bondage sex with Garfunkel
Sting's opening for Simon & Garfunkel, maybe after millions
Sting's technologically advanced, witty and stylish
Sting; intelligent
Stylish forms of transport going into reverse
Teeming (with)
Thinking cannily when Egyptian King’s heading for Egypt
Tip off
Top grade, as it happens, existing
Tornado siren, e.g.
Up on things
Up to date
Vigilant owner ultimately enters a rental property
Vigilant prince consort ditches bishop
Vigilantly attentive
Warn a swimmer finally coming into contact with net?
Warn distant relative over display
Warning from jobcentre lady when coming back
Warning from porter perhaps emptied restaurant
Warning of danger
Warning signal after alcoholic drink? Right
Warning: American service of poor quality after Republican's put in
Warning: beer leads to recall trouble
Wearing best suit maybe, but hurt
Well dressed
Well turned out 1D's bottom raised
Well turned-out NCO's skill
Well's partner
Well-briefed army leader fighting English
Well-kept small trading centre
Whistle, for one
Whistle, maybe
Wide awake later with the jitters
Wily like ancient king, leader in Egypt
Wise to have statue moved
With ears pricked
With it
With us
Word often preceded by a
Yellow ___
___ and kicking

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