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bol·lock

 (bŏl′ək)
n. Vulgar Slang
1. A testicle.
2. bollocks Foolish talk; nonsense.

[Middle English ballok, from Old English beallucas, testicles; see bhel- in Indo-European roots.]

bollocks

(ˈbɒləks) ,

ballocks

or

bollix

pl n
1. (Anatomy) another word for testicles. See testicle
2. nonsense; rubbish
interj
3. an exclamation of annoyance, disbelief, etc
4. the bollocks the dog's bollocks something excellent
vb (usually foll by up)
to muddle or botch
[Old English beallucas, diminutive (pl) of beallu (unattested); see ball1]
Usage: Both its anatomical senses and its various extended senses nowadays have far less impact than they used to, and seem unlikely to cause offence, though some older or more conservative people may object. The fact that shops displaying the Sex Pistols' album containing this word were charged with offences defined in 19th-century Indecent Advertisement and Vagrancy Acts now seems hard to credit

bollocks


Past participle: bollocksed
Gerund: bollocksing

Imperative
bollocks
bollocks
Present
I bollocks
you bollocks
he/she/it bollockses
we bollocks
you bollocks
they bollocks
Preterite
I bollocksed
you bollocksed
he/she/it bollocksed
we bollocksed
you bollocksed
they bollocksed
Present Continuous
I am bollocksing
you are bollocksing
he/she/it is bollocksing
we are bollocksing
you are bollocksing
they are bollocksing
Present Perfect
I have bollocksed
you have bollocksed
he/she/it has bollocksed
we have bollocksed
you have bollocksed
they have bollocksed
Past Continuous
I was bollocksing
you were bollocksing
he/she/it was bollocksing
we were bollocksing
you were bollocksing
they were bollocksing
Past Perfect
I had bollocksed
you had bollocksed
he/she/it had bollocksed
we had bollocksed
you had bollocksed
they had bollocksed
Future
I will bollocks
you will bollocks
he/she/it will bollocks
we will bollocks
you will bollocks
they will bollocks
Future Perfect
I will have bollocksed
you will have bollocksed
he/she/it will have bollocksed
we will have bollocksed
you will have bollocksed
they will have bollocksed
Future Continuous
I will be bollocksing
you will be bollocksing
he/she/it will be bollocksing
we will be bollocksing
you will be bollocksing
they will be bollocksing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been bollocksing
you have been bollocksing
he/she/it has been bollocksing
we have been bollocksing
you have been bollocksing
they have been bollocksing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been bollocksing
you will have been bollocksing
he/she/it will have been bollocksing
we will have been bollocksing
you will have been bollocksing
they will have been bollocksing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been bollocksing
you had been bollocksing
he/she/it had been bollocksing
we had been bollocksing
you had been bollocksing
they had been bollocksing
Conditional
I would bollocks
you would bollocks
he/she/it would bollocks
we would bollocks
you would bollocks
they would bollocks
Past Conditional
I would have bollocksed
you would have bollocksed
he/she/it would have bollocksed
we would have bollocksed
you would have bollocksed
they would have bollocksed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.bollocks - make a mess of, destroy or ruinbollocks - make a mess of, destroy or ruin; "I botched the dinner and we had to eat out"; "the pianist screwed up the difficult passage in the second movement"
go wrong, miscarry, fail - be unsuccessful; "Where do today's public schools fail?"; "The attempt to rescue the hostages failed miserably"
Translations

bollocks

[ˈbɒləks] (Brit)
A. NPLcojones mpl
B. N (= nonsense) → pavadas fpl, huevadas fpl (Andes, Chile)

bollocks

[ˈbɒləks] (British)
exclquelles conneries fpl !
nplcouilles fpl

bollocks

pl (sl)
Eier pl (sl)
(= nonsense) (that’s) bollocks!Quatsch mit Soße! (inf); he was talking bollocksder hat einen Scheiß geredet (inf)

bollocks

[ˈbɒləks] npl (fam!) to talk a load of bollocksdire stronzate or cazzate (fam!)
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