coglione

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *cōleōnem, singular accusative of *cōleō (testicle), from Latin cōleus (sack, scrotum). Compare Spanish cojón, Portuguese colhão, Catalan colló, French couillon, Romanian coi.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /koˈʎo.ne/, [koˈʎːoːn̺e]
  • Rhymes: -one
  • Hyphenation: co‧glió‧ne

NounEdit

coglione m (plural coglioni)

  1. (taboo slang, vulgar) testicle
  2. (taboo slang, figuratively) sucker, fool

SynonymsEdit

See Thesaurus:coglione

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