ballsy

adjective ball·sy \ ˈbȯl-zē \

Definition of ballsy

ballsier; ballsiest
informal + sometimes offensive
: aggressively bold : gutsy, nervy

ballsiness

noun

Examples of ballsy in a Sentence

  1. She's quite a ballsy lawyer.

  2. a ballsy attempt to sneak out of the house

Origin and Etymology of ballsy

First Known Use: 1935


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