Someone who won't let you do or go anywhere without him/her.
I really wanted to go snowboarding at Lake Tahoe with my friends this weekend but my ball and chain won't let me go.
by joanne January 7, 2005
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Something/someone holding you back from what you really want to do.
No, I don't want a BF right now; my chores and schoolwork are my ball and chain.
by Shawn B. April 15, 2003
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someone or something that's keeping you from doing what you really want to do.

Also, Sublime and Social Distortion both have songs by the title "Ball and Chain," though the songs are different from eachother.
Take away this ball and chain
by KBach February 6, 2008
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Rocco: where's the ol' balls and chain tonite?
Elmer: didn't make it. at home doing puzzles.
Rocco: whoa, surprised you made it out.
Elmer: no kidding. me too.
by DTrubble August 12, 2011
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To have a girlfriend that restricts hanging out with your bros or doing anything fun.
I wanted to hang out with Adam, Neil, and Cody, but Laurens got me on her ball and chain...
by Eddie Pitch August 26, 2010
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A penis with a very long thin shaft, and an unusually large head.
WATCH OUT!

WHY?!

CAUSE MY BALL AND CHAIN IS SWINGIN FOR YOUR PUSS!
by Scotsburn July 29, 2009
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