goolie

gooly

/ (ˈɡuːlɪ) /

noun plural -lies

(usually plural) slang a testicle
Australian slang a stone or pebble

Nearby words

  1. googolplex,
  2. gook,
  3. goolagong,
  4. goolagong cawley,
  5. goole,
  6. goombah,
  7. goombay,
  8. goon,
  9. goon bag,
  10. goon squad

Word Origin for goolie

from Hindustani goli a ball, bullet

usage

This word was formerly considered to be taboo, and it was labelled as such in previous editions of Collins English Dictionary . However, it has now become acceptable in speech, although some older or more conservative people may object to its use

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