- A man's testicles are an example of cojones.
- When you wish to tell someone to get up the courage to do something, this is an example of a time when you might advice him to show some cojones.
The definition of cojones is a vulgar Spanish word that refers to a man's testicles, and is a slang term for having courage.
- the testicles
- [with sing. v.] courage; guts
Origin of cojonesSpanish
plural nounVulgar Slang
- The testicles.
- a. Boldness or courage.b. Presumptuousness; nerve.
Origin of cojonesSpanish pl. of cojón testicle from Vulgar Latin cōleō cōleōn- from Latin cōleī testicles perhaps a colloquial variant of culleī and akin to culleus leather sack probably a borrowing from an unknown Indo-European language of the Mediterranean and akin to Greek koluthron ripe fig (perhaps originally “sacklike thing”) koluthroi testicles and koleon sheath ; see coleopteran .