put balls on (something)

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put balls on (something)

rude slang To make something more stereotypically masculine—that is, stronger, more aggressive, more dynamic, more risky, etc. The director said they wanted to do a rewrite so he could put some balls on the script. You'll need to put balls on this legislation if you want to have any hope of it getting passed.
See also: ball, on, put

put balls on something

Sl. to make something more masculine or powerful; to give something authority and strength. (Potentially offensive. Use only with discretion.) Come on, sing louder. Put some balls on it. This story is too namby-pamby. Put some balls on it.
See also: ball, on, put

put balls on something

tv. to make something more masculine or powerful; to give something authority and strength. (Usually objectionable.) Come on, sing louder. Put some balls on it.
See also: ball, on, put, something