1. the testicles; cit. a.1704 is a double entendre.
|[||Writings (1704) 352: Many Inns of Court Squirrels will be seen walking, who cover their Backs with their Tails, and have no other Business there than to crack a penniworth of Nuts].‘The Infallible Predictor’ in|
|‘The Rare Old Root’ in Cuckold’s Nest 9: It’s out of town when its head hangs down, / And its nuts wibble-wabble about.|
|‘Bear-Ass Ride’ in Rakish Rhymer (1917) 151: Hard p—ks, sore nuts, among the male spectators, / She stands on her head and cuts so many capers.|
|joke cited in Rationale of the Dirty Joke (1972) I 338: My beau and I were so close together last night you couldn’t tell which one of us the nuts were fastened to!|
|Ulysses 450: zoe: How’s the nuts? bloom: Off side. Curiously they are on the right. Heavier I suppose. One in a million my tailor, Mesias, says.|
|Screening the Blues (1968) 231: Now your nuts hang down like a damn bell-clapper, / And your stick stands up like a steeple.‘Shave ’Em Dry’ in Oliver|
|Little Sister 173: What makes you Bay City cops so tough? [...] You pickle your nuts in saltwater or something?|
|Crazy Kill 129: Now I’m going to cut out his nuts.|
|Proud Highway (1997) 436: It’s the tension of life that keeps the light in a man’s eyes, and keeps the foam in his nuts.letter 29 Jan. in|
|Living Black 242: I wheeled my body around and kicked him in the nuts.|
|Tourist Season (1987) 218: You shut up [...] or I’ll nail your nuts to your nose.|
|‘What’s My Name?’ [lyrics] Tic toc never the glock just some nuts and a cock.|
|Nature Girl 41: He’s damn lucky she didn’t crack his skull instead of his nuts.|
|Sun. Times (S.Afr.) Lifestyle 27 Jan. 10: Another guy tried to rape me and I got him in the nuts and hit him in the face.|
|(con. 1973) Johnny Porno 55: I could knee you in the nuts.|
|Tales of the Honey Badger [ebook] [I] would have torn off my left nut to get a spoonful.|
|The Force [ebook] Malone has watched the detective repeatedly kick a heavy bag right where the nuts would be and it made his own package shrivel.|
2. (US black) the female genitals.
|[||Verse Libel 310: On hasell hange the browner sort / Of nuttes who tast do some delight; / The kernell tastes as sweet and shortg / As does the filbeard fayre and white].‘Libel of Oxford’ in May & Bryson|
|‘Mae West in “The Hip Flipper”’ [comic strip] in Tijuana Bibles (1997) 94: The poor girl’s nuts were on fire.|
3. female sexual desire.
|‘When Mother Was a Girl’ [comic strip] in Tijuana Bibles (1997) 59: Some john Sap who stroked your snatch, fondled your can and [...] got your nuts generally overheated.|
4. (US) manly courage.
|Death Row xvii: To have nuts means to have courage or be brave.|
|(con. 1967) Welcome to Vietnam (1989) 78: Ol’s Killer does not like to patrol, however. He loses his nuts somewhere outside the wire.|
|Hip-Hop Connection Jan./Feb. 47: Have a little courage, have a little nuts.|
|‘Underground Kingz’ [lyrics] Honor respect, valor and nuts.|
|What It Was 123: Jones has a big set of nuts and he gives a good fuck about exactly nothin.(con. 1972)|
1. a mechanic or machinist.
|‘GI Lingo’ in AS XX:2 148/1: Nut buster. Mechanic.|
2. an insoluble difficulty, the last straw; also attrib.
|False Starts 158: And latent homosexuality is one of those impossible charges to defend against, like the nutbusters Joe McCarthy was beginning to invent.|
|Blood and Grits 62: The final nut buster is that there are men who have every reason to know about such things who think we did not need to go onto the North Slope to start with .|
|Blood Will Tell 120: It’s a nutbuster case that everybody’s struggling with and doing the best they can.|
|Murder Most Mellow [ebook] If she was murdered, it’ll be a nutbuster of a story.|
|Roger’s Profanisaurus 3 in Viz 98 Oct. 21: nut-butter n. The lightly salted dairy product served hot from the male chums (qv) onto baps.|
2. (US black) an enthusiastic and skilful fellatrix.
|Ebonics Primer at www.dolemite.com [Internet] nut-butter Definition: a female who givez mad head. Example: Yo, you best come hea, nutbutter.|
|Barry McKenzie [comic strip] in Complete Barry McKenzie (1988) 78: Only bastards with really twisted minds would want to take a dekko at my nut-chokers.|
|Traveller’s Tool 13: A pair of ultra-brief water-repellent elasticised Lycra nut-chokers.|
see separate entry.
see separate entries.
(US gay) a homosexual.
|Thanatos 118: Look . . . the fucking nut-nuzzler’s crying.|
(US gay) homosexual.
|Thanatos 293: A nutt-nuzzling, pink-assed pervert.|
1. (US) the scrotum.
|Thanatos 260: I’m drove to the nutsack.|
|‘Return’ [lyrics] Cause trill niggas don’t carry no sugar in they nutsac / Just big fat balls .|
|Another Day in Paradise 201: Nut sack feels like a pillowcase with two raisins in it.|
|Hip-Hop Connection Dec. 8: There’s plenty of pressure from the record companies to jump on the nutsack of artists who don’t deserve it.|
|Plainclothes Naked (2002) 109: One wrong move and they were remaking Double Indemnity, with the high crime of White House nutbag blackmail added to murder.|
|Kill Your Friends (2009) 8: A girl who [...] would have sucked the curdled sweat from a tramp’s dimpled nutbag to obtain a record deal.|
|Star Island (2011) 19: Anybody with an eightball and a nutsack.|
|(con. 1980s) Skagboys 61: By the Holy Papa’s sweet, low-swingin nutsack . . . that’s fuckin cosmic.|
|Frank Sinatra in a Blender [ebook] [I] drove my knee into his nut bag for the takedown.|
|Finders Keepers (2016) 207: Can I be honest? You’re too jail-bit for guns. Probably shoot yourself in the nutsack.|
|Tales of the Honey Badger [ebook] [T]hat little bastard [...] went straight at the big prick’s nutsack and ripped his knackers clean off.|
2. (US) a derog. description.
|(con. 1998–2000) You Got Nothing Coming 8: If you have any more stupid fucking questions, why don’t you ask your little nutsack New York lawyer?|
|Mad mag. Jan. 24: Every wack job, nimrod and nut sack slithered out of the woodwork.|
(US) a blow to the testicles.
|Robbers (2001) 59: After the nutshot, the second one, him still doubled up on the floor.|
see bust a nut under nut n.3
to berate, to nag.
|Quarterback’s Demons n.p.: Coach busted my nuts about coming here in the first place.|
|Decent Ride 216: He’s opted to sit in the car and be miserable [...] I guess that sweet lil’ Ms Occupy must be bustin’ his nuts.|
(US) of a man, to achieve orgasm.
|in Erotic Muse (1992) 345: Now there is a girl named Pearl. / She cracks so many nuts they call her ‘Squirrel’.|
|‘Sordid Conception’ [Internet] He swore her pussy was the first and the only one that he’d cracked his nuts in.|
|‘Multicock Fratbrats’ [Internet] ‘Aw fuuuck,’ they heard Sean suddenly splutter through a massive pool of Billy’s steaming mess as the boy cracked his nuts and humped and creamed over the kid’s lips and chin.|
(US) to lose emotional control.
|Meaning Nuclear Revolution 148: LeMay was not helpful when Herken pressed him on what would constitute unambiguous warning: academics should ‘not get their nuts in an uproar over that’.|
|Homeboy 45: Dont getcher fuzzy red nuts in an uproar.|
|Cockroach Baseball League 30: Don’t get your nuts in an uproar. I’m asking you this as a Stars fan, not as your boss.|
|Old Spies Tales [ebook] Calm down [...] don’t get your nuts in an uproar.|
1. (orig. US black) to achieve orgasm, poss. through masturbation (cf. get a nut under nut n.3 ).
|inMore Little Dirty Comics (1971) n.p.: I thought you might want to get your nuts off [HDAS].|
|Candy (1970) 98: Wha’cha doin’, Mac — gittin’ yer nuts off?|
|Manchild in the Promised Land (1969) 172: When I’d gotten my nuts off about six times, we got hungry.|
|San Diego Sailor 9: I knew my nuts would be sore for a week if I didn’t get them off.|
|(con. 1920s) Legs 140: I think he got his nuts off using his sap on hobos.|
|(con. 1985–90) In Search of Respect 210: I used to get my nuts off watching that shit there [i.e the defloration of a virgin].|
|Angel of Montague Street (2004) 32: You’re better off going to a whorehouse, [...] get your nut off and walk away.|
2. to excite.
|Snitch Jacket 31: Terrorizing shitbirds gets my nuts off.|
(US) of a man, to have sexual intercourse.
|Run For Home (1959) 94: ‘You guys get yer nuts rattled?’ He wet his ugly lip in eager anticipation.|
(US) to yearn for, to desire.
|Mister Roberts 43: You have something a million guys would give their left leg to have.|
|(con. 1950) Band of Brothers 234: I’d give my left nut to have a million-dollar wound like you got.|
|Last Detail 173: I’d give my right nut to sit in on your court-martial.|
|Way Past Cool 82: Lotta hungry kids give they left nuts to be your size.|
(US black) to use violence, to be a violent person.
|Prison Sl. 49: Fat Nuts An inmate is referred to as having fat nuts when he uses force or intimidation on other inmates.|
to be in a state of confusion and worry (cf. get one’s balls in a knot under balls n.; get one’s tits in a twist under tit n.2 ).
|Sharky’s Machine 264: What the hell, we got our nuts in the door jamb anyway.|
|Mad Cows 24: The Bill have got their nuts in a knot over LA-style ‘girlz’n’hood’ gangs.|
see have someone/something by the balls under balls n.
(US) usu. of a woman, to have someone completely under one’s control.
|in Sweet Daddy 15: The old man must have known [i.e. of her adulteries], but like I said, she had his nuts in a knot.|
|Double Whammy (1990) 45: A very hot number [...] Don’t tell me she’s already got your dick in a knot.|
see under sling n.2
(US) to make an overwhelming impression, to have a notable effect.
|Scene (1996) 8: I got a bomb to knock your nuts out.|
(orig. US) to achieve orgasm, usu. male; thus by ext. to feel exhilarated (cf. pop a nut under nut n.3 ).
|DAUL 162/1–2: Pop off, v. [...] Pop one’s nuts. To have a sexual orgasm; to be so exhilarated by anything.et al.|
|In the Life 46: Let them pop their nuts with some other chick.|
to move at high speed, esp. in the context of searching.
|Great Santini (1977) 422: We’ll just shoot it and run our nuts off.|
|Garden of Sand (1981) 434: She and me been in scrapes that would scare the nuts off a brass monkey.|
to work very hard.
|in Sweet Daddy 14: My old man [...] worked his nuts off and forked every bean of it over to the old lady.|
(N.Z.) an excl. of surprise.
|Reed Dict. of N.Z. Sl.|