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balls-out

adverb, adjective

without restraint; all-out

Examples

It was a balls-out attack on the other team.

Word Origin

1959

Usage Note

British

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Slang definitions & phrases for balls-out

balls-out

adjective

Very great; extreme; total: That was more like a crazy, balls-out terrain, a whack course

[1940s+; probably fr balls to the wall]


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
Copyright (C) 2007 by HarperCollins Publishers.
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