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 (kə-hō′nāz′, kō-hō′nĕs)
pl.n. Vulgar Slang
1. The testicles.
a. Boldness or courage.
b. Presumptuousness; nerve.

[Spanish, pl. of cojón, testicle, from Vulgar Latin *cōleō*cōleōn-, from Latin cōleī, testicles, perhaps a colloquial variant of *culleī and akin to culleus, leather sack, probably a borrowing from an unknown Indo-European language of the Mediterranean and akin to Greek koluthron, ripe fig (perhaps originally "sacklike thing"), koluthroi, testicles, and koleon, sheath; see coleopteran.]


pl n
1. (Anatomy) testicles
2. manly courage
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The irony that Deeney, who famously questioned Arsenal's cojones when Watford rolled them over at Vicarage Road in October, bottled it from the penalty spot made it all the sweeter.
The cojones to keep playing the way he wants even when the unlikeliest adversity confronts them.
I have to watch what I say, but it's about (having) a bit of cojones, is what I'll say.
I have to watch what I say, but it's having a bit of cojones.
It describes the sole purpose of the company as being "to make the offbeat games we know you want to play, but you didn't think anyone had the cojones to make.
Anti-fascist, anti-racist with huge cojones and a lion heart.
It was well done, but mostly I wanted to say thank you for having the set of cojones to publish this story
This Italy side proved it has cojones," said Giaccherini, who scored in their impressive 2-0 defeat of Belgium.
It is time we had politicians with some cojones and we were led in a proper manner.
It's very easy to make a sequel to 'Transformers,' to a movie that makes a gazillion dollars, but it takes real cojones to make a sequel to a movie that grossed so little money the first time around.
1) Por lo que respecta a indice de tolerancia (tablas 1 y 2), salvo hostia que es una blasfemia y por consiguiente resulta mas transgresiva, el resto de terminos--joder, mierda, cono, cojones, cazzo, merda, ostia, figa y minchiapresentan un grado de permisividad bastante elevado.
Character is about having the cojones to keep plugging away when you're having a bad day.