On the ball - Crossword Clue

Crossword Clue Last Updated: 10/05/2021

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

5 letter answer(s) to on the ball

ALERT
  1. 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"
  2. an automatic signal (usually a sound) warning of danger
  3. a warning serves to make you more alert to danger
  4. 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"
  5. condition of heightened watchfulness or preparation for action; "bombers were put on alert during the crisis"
  6. 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"
  7. quick and energetic;
AWARE
  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"
SMART
  1. characterized by quickness and ease in learning; "some children are brighter in one subject than another"; "smart children talk earlier than the average"
  2. painfully severe; "he gave the dog a smart blow"
  3. be the source of pain
  4. a kind of pain such as that caused by a wound or a burn or a sore
  5. capable of independent and apparently intelligent action; "smart weapons"
  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. showing mental alertness and calculation and resourcefulness
  8. elegant and stylish; "chic elegance"; "a smart new dress"; "a suit of voguish cut"
  9. quick and brisk; "I gave him a smart salute"; "we walked at a smart pace"

6 letter answer(s) to on the ball

ASTUTE
  1. 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"
  2. Sharp
  3. clever

Other crossword clues with similar answers to 'On the ball'

"Heads up!," e.g.
"Look out below!," e.g.
*Siren ... danger ... per
A revolutionary green energy that's switched-on
A warrant keeps Romeo on his toes
Alert
Apprised
Argus-eyed
Arsenal gutted - Everton's midfield is on the ball
Attentive
Attentive dealer taking part
Au courant
Beer crate oddly dropped on one's toes
Bit of Weather Channel ne
Brainy
Bright
Bright-eyed and bushy-tai
Burn
Bushy-tailed?
Caffeinated?
Canny
Canny, like someone learning to finish early
Chic
Clever
Clever sting
Clever, like pupil missing English at last
Clued in
Cognisant
Cognizant
Cognizant (of)
Conscious a King is surrounded by reverence
Conscious of key deficiency in American state
Cunning manipulation of statue
Discerning
Elegant and stylish
Eligible for Mensa
Enlightened American overcoming battle with drug
Fashionable public transport making comeback
Feel the pain
Having hardheaded intelligence
Having knowledge (of)
Heads up
Heads-up
Hip
Hurt
Hurt a little
In the know
Informed
Informed (of)
Informed of fighting in A & E
Ingenious sting!
Intellectually active
Intelligent
Intelligent; sting
It may be red
It's high when it's red
Keen
Keen on accepting right opening
Kind of cookie
Knowing
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
Listening
Mensa-eligible
Mentally sharp
Mindful
Mindful (of)
Nattily dressed
Natty
Not born yesterday
Not easily misled
Not in a fog
Not nodding
Not out of it
Not spaced-out
Notify
Notify of danger
Observant
On one's toes
On the ball, shimmying later
On the qui vive
On top of things
Open-eyed
Paying attention
Penetrating
Perceptive
Perceptive, like trade union leaders in the eighties
Perspicacious
Public transport's turnaround is quick and efficient
Quick
Ready
Ready for anything
Ready to jump, perhaps
Ready to react, perhaps
Red ash
Red flag
Red flag, e.g.
Regardful
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
Sentient
Sharp
Sharp as a tack
Sharp as Old King Cole in the end
Sharp stinging pain
Shrewd
Shrewd expression of disapproval, entering turbulent sea
Shrewd like famous pharaoh, leader of Egyptians
Shrewd like trustee, every now and then
Shrewd, perceptive
Siren
Smart
Smart person that's second in Paris occupying fantastic seat
Some characters in Tristram Shandy are flipping clever!
Statue is demolished — shrewd!
Statue's awful cute
Sting
Sting and Summers essentially invested in small paintings
Sting's bondage sex with Garfunkel
Sting's technologically advanced, witty and stylish
Sting; intelligent
Stylish
Stylish forms of transport going into reverse
Thinking cannily when Egyptian King’s heading for Egypt
Tip off
Tornado siren, e.g.
Trim
Up on things
Up to date
Upper-class?
Vigilant
Vigilantly attentive
Wakeful
Warn
Warn a swimmer finally coming into contact with net?
Warn distant relative over display
Warning
Warning from jobcentre lady when coming back
Warning of danger
Warning: American service of poor quality after Republican's put in
Warning: beer leads to recall trouble
Watchful
Well turned out 1D's bottom raised
Well turned-out NCO's skill
Well-briefed army leader fighting English
Well-kept small trading centre
Whiplike?
Whistle, for one
Whistle, maybe
Wide-awake
Wide-eyed
Wily like ancient king, leader in Egypt
Wise to have statue moved
With ears pricked
With it
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