cojones

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plural noun co·jo·nes \kə-ˈhō-ˌnās\

Definition of cojones

  1. 1 slang :  nerve 3

  2. 2 slang :  testes

Origin and Etymology of cojones

Spanish, literally, testicles


COJONES Defined for English Language Learners

cojones

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Definition of cojones for English Language Learners

  • : boldness or courage needed to do something

  • : a man's testicles


Learn More about cojones

  1. Spanish Central: Translation of cojones


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