cojones

[kaw-haw-nes; English kuh-hoh-neys, -neez]
noun Spanish: Sometimes Vulgar.
1.
(used with a plural verb) testicles.
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cojones (koˈxones)
 
pl n
1.  testicles
2.  manly courage

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Main Entry:  cojones
Part of Speech:  n
Definition:  courage
Etymology:  Spanish cojon 'testicle'
Usage:  slang
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Word Origin & History

cojones
"courage," lit. "testicles," 1932, from Sp. cojon (cf. It. coglione) "testicle," from L. coleus, of unknown origin. First attested in Hemingway.
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cojones definition


  1. n.
    the testicles. (Spanish. Usually objectionable.) : He kicked that old cat right in the cojones and sent it flying.
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Example sentences
Most politicians lack the cojones to talk about controversial moral questions
  and how they relate to lawmaking.
Problem is, the cojones that got those fellas into power in the first place
  will never let them walk away.
Quick reflexes, a well-balanced inner ear, and substantial cojones were the
  marks of a winner.
It requires an eagle eye for detail, grace under pressure, and significant
  cojones to get the shot that tells the whole story.
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