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slang Male genitalia, especially the testicles. An allusion to the testes' role in producing offspring and thus maintaining the family line. When she heard he had an affair, she kicked him right in the family jewels.
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the (or your) family jewelsa man's genitals. informal
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n. the testicles. (Jocular and euphemistic. They are necessary to produce a family.) Hey, careful of the family jewels!
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A vulgar epithet for the male genitals. The term dates from the early 1900s and is used in such locutions as “The pitcher nearly hit the batter in his family jewels.”
The Dictionary of Clichés by Christine Ammer Copyright © 2013 by Christine Ammer