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cojones

[kaw-haw-nes; English kuh-hoh-neys, -neez] /kɔˈhɔ nɛs; English kəˈhoʊ neɪs, -niz/
noun, Spanish: Sometimes Vulgar.
1.
(used with a plural verb) testicles.
2.
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British Dictionary definitions for co jones

cojones

/koˈxones/
plural noun
1.
testicles
2.
manly courage
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Word Origin and History for co jones

cojones

n.

"courage," literally "balls," 1932, from Spanish cojon "testicle," from Latin coleus, culleus (source of Italian coglione), literally "a leather sack," related to Greek koleos "sheath, scabbard (see cell). In English, first attested in Hemingway.

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Slang definitions & phrases for co jones

cojones

noun

Courage; audacity; balls: requiring cojones the size of the award-winning cabbages at the state fair/ You've got stainless steel cojones, Dave

[1932+; fr Spanish ''testicles'']


The Dictionary of American Slang, Fourth Edition by Barbara Ann Kipfer, PhD. and Robert L. Chapman, Ph.D.
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