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nads

/nædz/
plural noun
1.
(slang) another word for testicles See testicle
Word Origin
C20: (go)nad
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Contemporary definitions for nads
plural noun

gonads; testicles, esp. in the sense of having courage

Examples

He may not have the nads to go to the coach and ask for help.

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Slang definitions & phrases for nads

nads

noun

The male gonads; testicles; balls, family jewels: Apparently I was no longer rousing his 'nads/ When we found him his nads were gone

[1980s+; nard, ''testicle,'' is found in 1960s student slang and is probably also a shortening of gonad]


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Related Abbreviations for nads

nads

testicles (from "gonads")

NADS

  1. National Association for Down Syndrome
  2. Newsletter of the American Dialect Society
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