Cojones meaning

kə-hōnāz, kō-hōnĕs
Courage; guts.
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The testicles.
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The definition of cojones is a vulgar Spanish word that refers to a man's testicles, and is a slang term for having courage.

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.

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(slang, usually considered vulgar) Testicles.
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The testicles.
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(slang, usually considered vulgar) Balls, bollocks, courage, machismo, chutzpah.
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Origin of cojones

  • Spanish pl. of cojón testicle from Vulgar Latin cōleō, cōleōn- from Latin cōleī testicles

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • Borrowing from Spanish cojones, plural of cojón (“testicle”), from Vulgar Latin *coleonem, accusative of coleo (“testicle”), from cōleus (“sack, scrotum”).

    From Wiktionary