bollocks

plural noun
bol·​locks | \ ˈbä-ləks How to pronounce bollocks (audio) \

Definition of bollocks

1 chiefly British, usually vulgar : testicles
2 chiefly British, usually vulgar : nonsense

First Known Use of bollocks

before the 12th century, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for bollocks

alteration of ballocks, plural of ballock testis, from Middle English, from Old English bealluc — more at ball

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The first known use of bollocks was before the 12th century

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“Bollocks.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bollocks. Accessed 24 Oct. 2020.

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bollocks

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English Language Learners Definition of bollocks

British, informal + impolite
: foolish or untrue words or ideas

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