balls meaning

EN[bɔːlz] [-ɔːlz]

    Definition of balls in English Dictionary

  • Noun
    1. plural of ball.
      1. Can you believe he can juggle six balls at once?
    2. SLA The testicles.
      1. After that shot his balls were really hurting!
    3. NU SLA Bravery, courage, chutzpah, or brazenness.
      1. He must have a lot of balls to talk to his boss that way.
      2. He's the guy with the big balls in that group.
      3. Balls is all that it takes to succeed.
    4. NU (Britain, slang) Rubbish, nonsense.
      1. That's a load of balls.
    5. (Britain, Ireland) SLA A balls-up; a botched job.
      1. Don't make a balls of it!
  • VerbSGballsesPRballsingPT, PPballsed
    1. VT Speaking or acting with bravado to achieve (something).
      1. You're going up to the front door of that mansion and ballsing your way inside.
  • Adverb
    1. SLA Very. Intensifier.
      1. It is balls cold out there.
  • More Examples
    1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
      • Her son balls up in fear whenever there is a storm.
      • Deflategate – the biggest scandal involving underpressurised balls ever to engulf American football – parped its way ever more painfully towards a denouement last week.
      • The batsman succumbed to a snorter of short balls from the bowler and nicked a thin edge to the keeper.
    2. Used in the Beginning of Sentence
      • Balls were first made of grass or leaves held together by strings, and later of pieces of animal skin sewn together and stuffed with feathers or hay.
    3. Used in the Ending of Sentence
      • At the start of the game, the referee racks up the red balls.
  • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
    1. Adverbs
      • Uncomparable adverbs
      • Nouns
        • Noun forms
          • Noun plural forms
          • Singularia tantum
            • Uncountable nouns
          • Verbs
            • Verb forms
              • Verb singular forms
                • Third-person singular forms
              • Transitive verbs
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            1. en ballsy
            2. en ballsac
            3. en ballses
            4. en ballsed
            5. en balls-up
            Source: Wiktionary
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            Meaning of balls for the defined word.

            Grammatically, this word "balls" is an adverb, more specifically, an uncomparable adverb. It's also a noun, more specifically, a noun form and a singularia tantum. It's also a verb, more specifically, a verb form and a transitive verb.
            Difficultness: Level 2
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            Definiteness: Level 6
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