balls

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balls

  1. plural form of ball
    Can you believe he can juggle six balls at once?
  2. (slang) The testicles.
    Dude, he got hit in the balls!
  3. (uncountable, countable, slang) Bravery, courage, chutzpah, or brazenness.
    He must have a lot of balls to talk to his boss that way.
    He's the guy with the big balls in that group.
    You do not have the balls to go through with that.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Stephen Colbert to this entry?)
  4. (UK, slang) Rubbish, nonsense.
    That's a load of balls.
  5. (UK, Ireland, slang) A balls-up; a botched job.
    Don't make a balls of it!

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Verb[edit]

balls

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of ball

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balls (not comparable)

  1. (slang) Very. Intensifier.
    It is balls cold out there.

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