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Definition of bust (one's) balls

bust (one's) balls

verb

  • to complain, scold, or nag.
    My mom's been busting my balls since Tuesday to mow the lawn.
                                                                  

                                       

    Citation from "Pilot", Alphas (TV), Season 1 Episode 1 (2011) blacked out to resolve Google's penalty against this site.

    Last edited on Jul 26 2011. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

  • To strive or work hard.
    We've been busting our balls for an hour trying to move this piano.

    Last edited on May 01 2004. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

  • To punish.
    If you don't mow that lawn soon I'll bust your balls.
    • See more words with the same meaning: to punish.

    Last edited on May 01 2004. Submitted by Robert B. from St Louis, MO, USA on May 01 2004.

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Other terms relating to 'to punish':

Definitions include: a person who must travel in the trunk of a car because there are no seats left. "Trunky monkies" sometimes get this punishment because of poor behavior.
Definitions include: a light punishment.
Definitions include: to break one's kneecaps as a form of punishment.
Definitions include: to punish.
Definitions include: a punishment for something small.
Definitions include: to only get light punishment.
Definitions include: to complain, scold, harass, or nag as to provoke anger.
Definitions include: to punish.
Definitions include: to kill, usually with a firearm.
Definitions include: to punish.

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Other terms relating to 'ball':

Definitions include: "amazing".
Definitions include: very.
Definitions include: shaved testicles.
Definitions include: to be successful.
Definitions include: significant other.
Definitions include: testicles.
Definitions include: a demanding superior.
Definitions include: pubic hair that is kept in a style that compares to a microphone head.
Definitions include: See ball; baller
Definitions include: to attempt to attract verbally; "hit on".
Definitions include: to leave.
Definitions include: an estimate.
Definitions include: a rough numerical estimate.
Definitions include: exclamation of disappointment.
Definitions include: the scrotum.

Other terms relating to 'bust':

Definitions include: an event with a displeasing outcome.
Definitions include: to perform a u-turn in a vehicle.
Definitions include: to fire a bullet; "shoot".
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: to make a joke
Definitions include: to dance.
Definitions include: to eat.
Definitions include: misspelling / spelling variant of bust a grumpy.
Definitions include: to defecate; "poop".
Definitions include: in the UK, the equivalent of the American bust a nut.
Definitions include: to ejaculate.
Definitions include: to dance.
Definitions include: to defecate.
Definitions include: to work hard.
Definitions include: to have an erection.

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