bollocks
Pronunciation
  • (British) IPA: /ˈbɒ.ləks/
Noun
  1. (British, Ireland, vulgar) The testicles (sometimes used in the singular)
  2. (British, Ireland, vulgar) Nonsense or information deliberately intended to mislead.
    That's a load of bollocks, mate!
  3. (Ireland, vulgar) An idiot, an ignorant or disagreeable person.
    Don't mind him; he's only an oul' bollocks!
  4. (British, vulgar) A contraction of the dog's bollocks.
Synonyms Translations Translations Translations Verb

bollocks (bollockses, present participle bollocksing; past and past participle bollocksed)

  1. (transitive, British, taboo, slang) To break.
    The telly's bollocksed.
  2. (transitive, British, taboo, slang) (also bollocks up) To fail (a task); to make a mess of.
    I bollocksed that exam.
Translations Translations Interjection
  1. (British, Ireland, taboo, slang) An expression of anger, frustration, etc.
    Oh bollocks, I'm late for work!
  2. (British, Ireland, taboo, slang) An expression of incredulity.
    Bollocks! That never happened!
Synonyms
  • Horlicks (euphemism)
  • (expression of anger) seeSynonyms en
  • (expression of frustation)
  • (expression of incredulity) seeSynonyms en
Translations Translations Verb
  1. third-person singular form of bollock



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