dog's bollocks

dog's bollocks
Noun. The best. E.g."This song is the dog's bollocks." Cf. 'cat's whiskers', 'bee's knees' and 'mutt's nuts'.

English slang and colloquialisms. 2014.

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  • Dog's bollocks — You would say that something really fantastic was the dog s bollocks. Comes from the fact that a dog s bollocks are so fantastic that he can t stop licking them! Nice huh? Often shortened to just The dog s …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • dog's bollocks — noun a) Something that is considered the best of its kind. That new flat screen TV you bought is the dogs bollocks. b) A colon followed by a dash (: ). Syn: bollocks, the dogs, bees knees, business …   Wiktionary

  • dog's bollocks — Meaning Excellent the absolute apex. Origin No doubt coined from dogs habit of licking the aforementioned organs in preference to almost any other activity …   Meaning and origin of phrases

  • the dog's bollocks — (vulgar sl) Someone or something particularly excellent • • • Main Entry: ↑dog …   Useful english dictionary

  • dog's bollocks / mutt's nuts / puppy's privates — Everyday English Slang in Ireland n the genuine article / the real deal …   English dialects glossary

  • Bollocks — Bollox redirects here. For the board game, see Bōku (game). Bollocks /ˈbɒləks/ is a word of Anglo Saxon origin, meaning testicles . The word is often used figuratively in British English, as a noun to mean nonsense , an expletive following a… …   Wikipedia

  • dog — dog1 W1S1 [dɔg US do:g] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(animal)¦ 2¦(male animal)¦ 3¦(woman)¦ 4 dog eat dog 5 be going to the dogs 6¦(dishonest)¦ 7 a dog s life 8 make a dog s breakfast of something 9 a dog s dinner …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • bollocks — 1. n pl the testicles. A version of this word has existed since Anglo Saxon times; in Old English it was bealluc, a diminutive or familiar elaboration of bula, meaning ball. For much of its existence the word, usu ally spelled ballocks , was… …   Contemporary slang

  • Bollocks — This is a great English word with many excellent uses. Technically speaking it means testicles but is typically used to describe something that is no good (that s bollocks) or that someone is talking rubbish (he s talking bollocks). Surprisingly… …   The American's guide to speaking British

  • dog's dangly bits — Noun. The best. Later variation on the dog s bollocks . See dangly bits …   English slang and colloquialisms

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