1. (also bawls!) rubbish! nonsense!
2. an excl. of disappointment.
[1930s+] a dismissive excl. aimed at people, objects or circumstances; thus balls to you! balls to that!
[1960s] a general excl. of dismissal.
[1940s+] (orig. US) an excl. of shock, surprise, annoyance etc.
[1950s+] (US) an excl. of refusal, rejection.