ballsy


Also found in: Dictionary.

ballsy

1. mod. courageous; daring; foolhardy. (Usually said of a male. Usually objectionable.) Who is that ballsy jerk climbing the side of the building?
2. mod. aggressive; masculine. (Said of a female, especially a masculine female. Usually objectionable.) You act too ballsy, Lillian. You put people off.
References in periodicals archive ?
She's a ballsy, honest and charismatic woman and she deserves much better.
By holding the book in your hands, you too will open the doors to the infinite possibilities that are awaiting you on your path to success and total ballsy well-being.
The challenge to him is really big, that is why we keep praying that he would not fail," said Ballsy at the proclamation of Aquino at the House of Representatives.
After talking about what a huge fan he is, Taio then landed himself in more hot water with the ballsy starlet - by comparing her to yodellers.
The ballsy 74-year-old is, after all, the man who on the strength of a single fiery speech at the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Community Center in New York City sparked the formation of ACT UP in 1987.
But investors may have changed their tune, as Dunsmore has hit back this week with a ballsy move that could propel C&C into the big league: snapping up Scottish lager brand Tennent's from AB InBev, the world's biggest brewer.
Alas, Jon Avnet's psychological thriller, penned by Russell Gewirtz (Inside Man), isn't big or ballsy enough to warrant its place in cinema history.
Baby Mama is an entertaining comedy about one such corporate high-flyer and her hilarious journey of self-discovery in the company of a ballsy, trailer trash surrogate.
It takes a lot for a young jockey to go up any senior jockey's inner, and I take my hat off to O'Brien for being so ballsy, though Murphy might disagree with me
With a gleefully amoral attitude towards its bitchy anti-heroine and portraying all the men as weak stooges, the film romps along on a brutally funny diet of sex, drugs, violence and Aussie punk rock, Barclay (last seen in the superb In My Father's Den) chewing up the screen with brash, ballsy relish like Lady Macbeth in a mini skirt.
Total Guitar editor Stephen Lawson said, 'I'm not surprised that Stairway to Heaven is number one - not only is Jimmy Page's solo incredibly ballsy and a little bit flash, but it is also brilliantly structured.
They said, "Wow, this is brave of you," and "That's ballsy.
She's such a ballsy broad because she really doesn't know any better.