Sexual DictionaryDictionary of the F-Word


1. In males, to remove the testicles.
Synonyms: de-ball ; de-nut ; desex ; evirate .

2. In females, to remove the ovaries.

3. To deprive of spirit or virility ; to render impotent , especially by psychological means.
Synonyms: alter; asexualize; caponize; change; cut ; deprive of virility ; desexualize; emasculate ; eunuchize; fix; geld; mutilate; neuter; spay; sterilize; unsex.


(1) Keogh (Michael Caine) threatening to shoot a bad in the balls in The Wilby Conspiracy (1974): ' Do you want to make your next statement in soprano? '

(2) Cardinal Richelieu (Tim Curry) and Milady de Winter (Rebecca De Mornay) who is twisting a dagger into his groin in The Three Musketeers (1993):
-- Cardical: ' Milady, a snap of my fingers and you could be back on-the-block where I found you .'
-- De Winter: ' And with a flick of my wrist I could change your religion .'

(3) Libby Holden (Kathy Bates) shoving a big gun into the crotch of a P.I. in True Colors (1998): ' Mister, you're about to besome misses .'

See Also: Abélard, altered, ball wracker, ball-breaker, ball-buster, ball-busting, bob-tail, bobtail, capon, castrato, Christine Jorgensen, cut, de-ball, de-nut, desex, emasculate, eunuch, evirate, Jorgensen, nut-cruncher, spintra, vagina dentata

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