An insult. Describes a person who gets treated badly or made fun of by "friends" and continues to hang out with them. The term was originaly part of a joke, the person was called a bowling ball, and when people asked why he was called that the response was "Because he gets fingered, thrown in the gutter, and then he comes back for more."
The term originated at Murdock High School in Winchendon Mass, in the year 2011
"Why does alex hang out with us? All we do is make fun of him."
"Thats why he is a bowling ball."
"Why is he a bowling ball?"
"Cause he gets fingered, thrown in the gutter, and then comes back for more."