cojones

plural noun co·jo·nes \ kə-ˈhō-ˌnās \

Definition of cojones

1 slang :nerve 3
2 slang :testes

Origin and Etymology of cojones

Spanish, literally, testicles


COJONES Defined for English Language Learners

cojones

noun

Definition of cojones for English Language Learners

  • : boldness or courage needed to do something

  • : a man's testicles


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  1. Spanish Central: Translation of cojones


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