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Definition of the noun Cojones

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  1. [slang, usually considered vulgar] testicles
  2. [slang, usually considered vulgar] balls, courage, machismo, chutzpah


Cojones is a musical group.

  • albums: "Sunrise", "Bend to Transcend", "Live in Jena (Black Night) 25.03.2013"


"Cojones" is a composition.


"Cojones" is a 1994 fantasy short film written and directed by Peter Brauneis.

  • country: Austria
  • released in (22 years ago)


Cojones is a vulgar Spanish word for testicles or, denoting courage when used in the phrase "tener cojones". It is considered a curse word when used by itself as an expletive in Spanish. In English, as a loanword, it means courage, brazenness, "nerve", "guts", etc.

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Google previewEclipse of the Assassins (2015)

The CIA, Imperial Politics, and the Slaying of Mexican Journalist Manuel Buendía by Russell H. Bartley, Sylvia Erickson Bartley

The Spanish word cojones is a colloquial term signifying “testicles.” 44. Russell H . Bartley to Lawrence Harrison, e-mail, 21 January 2010. Russell's precise words were “No sé cómo fue que conociste alvato Cojones, ni por qué le tomaste ...

Google previewDictionary of Contemporary Slang (2014)

by Tony Thorne

cojones n pl a. courage, 'guts'. A word ( pronounced 'cohonays') introduced to many English speakers by Ernest Hemingway ...

Google previewThe Concise New Partridge Dictionary of Slang and Unconventional English (2014)

by Tom Dalzell, Terry Victor

An intentional butchering of the Spanish cojones.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Psychoactive Plants (2005)

Ethnopharmacology and Its Applications by Christian Rätsch

,55 campachu, campanilla, chamico, cimora, cojones del diablo, engelstrompetenbaum, ...

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Pronunciation for Current English (2017)

by Clive Upton, William A. Kretzschmar, Jr.

a'roptos cojones BR ko'hoöneiz AM ...

Google previewDictionary of the American West (2008)

by Win Blevins

COJONES (koh-HOH-nays) Testicles; by implication, courage. Borrowed from Spanish. COLACHE (koh-LAH-chay) Boiled pumpkin or squash, a dish of the CALIFORNIO period. Borrowed from Spanish. COLD BRAND A brand that burns just ...

Google previewCassell's Dictionary of Slang (2005)

by Jonathon Green

see COJONES n.

Google previewThe Routledge Dictionary of Modern American Slang and Unconventional English (2009)

by Tom Dalzell

coconut telegraph | cojones 218 coconut telegraph noun the informal way in which news travels in the tropics us, i96i • Anyway you slice it, the coconut telegraph had transmitted this coup-de-something in no time around the islands and it had ...

Google previewAn Encyclopedia of Swearing (2015)

The Social History of Oaths, Profanity, Foul Language, and Ethnic Slurs in the English-speaking World by Geoffrey Hughes

Its distant relative cojones has recently come into American English in the macho sense of English “balls.” Two obsolete terms for the penis, namely tarse (from AngloSaxon teors) and yard(from Middle English yerde), are similarly recorded in ...

Google previewHippie Dictionary (2013)

A Cultural Encyclopedia of the 1960s and 1970s by John Bassett Mccleary

cojones (pronounced ”k0-ho-nes") guts or courage.

Google previewDictionary of Euphemisms (2008)

by R. W. Holder

Cojones is also 'often used to indicate machismo. Offensive.' (Dictionary of Cautionary Words and Phrases, ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1J8O1N1E1S1

The value of this 7-letter word is 16 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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