the family jewels
Definition of the family jewels
1 : jewelry that has been passed from one generation to another She inherited the family jewels after the death of her grandmother.
2 informal + humorous : a man's sexual organs
Word by Word Definitions
: a group of individuals living under one roof and usually under one head : household
: a group of persons of common ancestry : clan
: a people or group of peoples regarded as deriving from a common stock : race
: of or relating to a family (see 1family)
: designed or suitable for both children and adults
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