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family jewels

Meaning: testicles

For example:

  • Our goalkeeper got kicked in the family jewels, so he's in a lot of pain.

  • If you get hit in the family jewels, bend over and breathe deeply.

Note: This euphemism is informal and humorous.

Quick Quiz:

Who wears something to protect his "family jewels"?

a. a basketballer

b. a swimmer

c. a boxer

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Contributor: Matt Errey