What does bollocks mean?

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Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bollocks.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. botch, bodge, bumble, fumble, botch up, muff, blow, flub, screw up, ball up, spoil, muck up, bungle, fluff, bollix, bollix up, bollocks, bollocks up, bobble, mishandle, louse up, foul up, mess up, fuck up(verb)

    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"

Wiktionary

  1. bollocks(Noun)

    The testicles (sometimes used in the singular)

    Etymology: An alteration of ballocks.

  2. bollocks(Noun)

    Nonsense or information deliberately intended to mislead.

    That's a load of bollocks, mate! (note: variation on spelling in parts of Northern Ireland are ballicks and ballix)

    Etymology: An alteration of ballocks.

  3. bollocks(Noun)

    An idiot, an ignorant or disagreeable person.

    Don't mind him; he's only an oul' bollocks!

    Etymology: An alteration of ballocks.

  4. bollocks(Noun)

    A contraction of the dog's bollocks.

    Etymology: An alteration of ballocks.

  5. bollocks(Verb)

    To break.

    The telly's bollocksed.

    Etymology: An alteration of ballocks.

  6. bollocks(Verb)

    To fail (a task); to make a mess of.

    I bollocksed that exam.

    Etymology: An alteration of ballocks.

  7. bollocks(Interjection)

    Expressing anger, frustration, etc.

    Oh bollocks I am late for work!

    Etymology: An alteration of ballocks.

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  1. Bollocks

    "Bollocks" is a word of Anglo-Saxon origin, meaning "testicles". The word is often used figuratively in British English and Hiberno-English, as a noun to mean "nonsense", an expletive following a minor accident or misfortune, or an adjective to mean "poor quality" or "useless". Similarly, the common phrases "Bollocks to this!" or "That's a load of old bollocks" generally indicate contempt for a certain task, subject or opinion. Conversely, the word also figures in idiomatic phrases such as "the dog's bollocks", "top bollock", or more simply "the bollocks", which will refer to something which is admired, approved of or well-respected.

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    Rank popularity for the word 'bollocks' in Written Corpus Frequency: #3698

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bollocks in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bollocks in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

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Translations for bollocks

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  • nosserDanish
  • Quatsch mit SoßeGerman
  • σκατά, αρχίδια, κολοκυθάκια με την ρίγανη, γάμα τα, μαλακίεςGreek
  • cojones, me cago en la puta, hostia, chingados, mierdaSpanish
  • putain, couillon, conneries, les boules, couilles, merde, foirerFrench
  • balle, puttana, testicoli, coglionata, coglione, merda, incasinare, palle, cazzo, coglioniItalian
  • צמדיםHebrew
  • ボウルズJapanese
  • тикви со расолMacedonian
  • pokkerNorwegian
  • яйца, придурок, ерундаRussian
  • balleSwedish
  • saçmaTurkish

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